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Fire breaks out in three-storey property in west Cornwall

Fire breaks out in three-storey property in west Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 1:40pm 24th April 2019.

Firefighters are battling a three-storey fire in west Cornwall.

Crews from Penzance, St Just and St Ives are all on the scene at Lamorna.

It's after a 999 call on Wednesday lunchtime about the blaze.

Teams are currently using hosereel jets to try and put the flames out.

"After receiving a 999 call at 12:05, the Critical Control Centre mobilised two appliances from Penzance, along with two officers.

"Once on scene, crews requested further assistance be sent and now a total of four appliances are in attendance from Penzance, St Just and St Ives.

"Firefighters are wearing breathing apparatus and using hosereel jets to extinguish the fire. A thermal imaging camera is also in use."

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

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