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Woman taken to hospital after fire on housing estate

Woman taken to hospital after fire on housing estate

Published by Emma Carton at 12:56pm 5th November 2019. (Updated at 4:07pm 5th November 2019)

A woman has been taken to hospital after a huge fire on a housing estate in Camborne.

Thick smoke could be seen billowing from the burning bungalow on Penware Parc.

At one point, that was streaming into nearby properties.

Firefighters from Tolvaddon, Truro, Falmouth, Penzance and St Just were called on Tuesday morning.

Fire in Camborne

Devon and Cornwall Police have confirmed one casualty is being treated for breathing in smoke.

"The call came to us from the fire service at 10.35am on the 5th November to a property fire in Penware Parc, Camborne.

"We were called to assist as smoke was entering neighbouring properties.

"One woman from the property has been taken to Treliske to be treated for smoke inhalation.

"The road is currently blocked".

Devon and Cornwall Police

South Western Ambulance Service confirmed they were called just before 10.30am, but said they were not able to provide any further details due to this being a private address.

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