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Crews stop garage fire from spreading to house

Crews stop garage fire from spreading to house

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 1:11pm 29th May 2019.

Crews called out to a garage fire near Falmouth have managed to stop it spreading to a house.

Teams from Tolvaddon and Penzance got the shout to Kergilliack on Tuesday morning.

They were covering for the local fire team, who were on the scene of a beach cafe blaze at Maenporth.

Firefighters used a hosereel jet to put the flames out and stopped it spreading from the roof.

"This morning while providing cover in Falmouth, (as they were at a separate incident in Maenporth), Blue Watch and Penzance Community Fire Station were sent to a fire in the roof of a garage.

"Luckily we arrived in time to stop the fire from spreading to the house."

Tolvaddon Community Fire Station

"Fire Crews from Tolvaddon and Penzance Community Fire Stations attended a fire involving a garage.

"Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using a hosereel jet."

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

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