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Gorse Fire

Zoar, St Keverne at 19/11/2018 22:57

The Critical Control Centre are currently receiving multiple calls for a large gorse fire in St Keverne.

Appliances from St Keverne, Helston and Mullion are in attendance. There is a fire front of approx. 1000 metres, being fanned by high wind. Firefighters are using beaters to extinguish the fire.

Update @ 01:00 20/11/18 - this incident has now been scaled back to leave an appliance and a 4x4 from St Keverne. The crew were monitoring the fire and allowing it to burn to a natural fire break.

At 01:37 all appliances had returned to their home stations

Date Posted: 19/11/2018

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