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Spate of car fires break out around Helston

Spate of car fires break out around Helston

Published by Emma Carton at 7:08am 26th June 2019. (Updated at 11:31am 26th June 2019)

This was the scene in Helston in the early hours, as crews were called to a spate of car fires.

They received multiple calls at around 2.45am on Wednesday.

Firefighters had not been on the scene long when reports came through of more blazes nearby.

They scrambled back-up from around The Lizard.

"At 02:45 this morning, Critical Control received the first of multiple calls to a car on fire in the Helston area. 

"Two appliances were initially mobilised to this incident.

"A few minutes later, more calls were received stating further vehicles were on fire in the nearby vicinity.

"Fire appliances from The Lizard and surrounding area attended".

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

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