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UPDATED 11:00 Large Property Fire Liskeard

Dean Street. Liskeard at 13/10/2017 06:20


At 06:20 this morning a call was received to a property fire on Dean Street in Liskeard. Firefighters commenced firefighting actions and rescued two persons from the property. This incident is currently on going and there are seven fire appliances in attendance along with one Aeriall ladder platform. Currently crews from Liskeard, Callington, Bodmin, Lostwithiel, Looe along with specialist Breathing apparatus support from St Austell and an Incident Command unit from St Just are in attendance. Support is also being given by an Aerial Ladder Platform is being given by crews from Crownhill. As of 0900 this morning the incident has been sectorised and crews are using six breathing apparatus, two 13.5 metre ladders, one safety jet and three hosereel jets on the fire. Firefighters are tackling the fire but also protecting salvageable property from the fire. There are currently no further details available on this incident.
As of 11:00 the incident has been confirmed as 'All persons accounted for'. The incident is being scaled back and all breathing apparatus have been withdrawn. A fire investigation team is on scene at this time trying to establish the cause of the fire.


Date Posted: 13/10/2017 by Jenna Gendall


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