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Garage Fire

Bucketts Hill, Redruth at 04/01/2019 01:50

Numerous calls were received for this incident, initially appliances from Tolvaddon and Falmouth were mobilised, once on scene further resources were requested, a total of eight appliances are at the scene from Tolvaddon, Falmouth, Perranporth, Truro, Hayle and Helston, also specialist appliances from Penzance, Helston, Falmouth, St. Just and St. Dennis are in attendance. Approximately seventy personnel are in attendance.
The fire involves a garage measuring approximately ten by twenty metres which was well alight, teams of firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are committed at the scene with main jets and hosereel jets.

Update 0400 hours; Crews are still fighting the fire at this time.

Update 0530 hours: Good progress has been made, the main fire has been extinguished, crews are still continuing to damp down at this time.

Update 0600 hours: The incident is now scaling down with most resources returning to their home stations.

Update 08:50 The incident has been scaled back to one appliance. A Fire Investigation is taking place to establish the cause of the fire.

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Date Posted: 04/01/2019

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