Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service News ItemsNews Items published by the Cornwall Fire and Rescue ServiceengabLibrary RSS Component v1.0Mon, 25 Oct 2021 20:41:35 GMTUpdatehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43931Adam OliverCurrently there are no new incidents to report. Updates to the Newsdesk will be made as and when incidents of note occur. ]]>Fri, 8 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Fire *Make Pumps Four*https://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43948Adam OliverWe currently have four pumping appliances from Truro, St Austell, Mevagissey, and St Dennis at a property fire. Update at 17:20 HRS - Good progress is being made. Four firefighters waring breathing apparatus are using hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. Update at 18:20 HRS - The fire has now been extinguished and all resources have left the scene. There are no further details available. ]]>Sun, 24 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTAnimal Rescuehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43949Adam OliverTechnical rescue Officers and a line rescue unit from Bodmin responded to this incident. On arrival firefighters discovered a horse who was trapped in a ditch. Specialist line rescue equipment was used to rescue the horse who was handed over to its owners and a vet. ]]>Sun, 24 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTFire In Aircraft Hangerhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43947Josh PlowmanTwo pumping appliances from Bodmin and Wadebridge supported by a water carrier from Wadebridge and a flexi-duty officer were initially mobilised to reports of a fire inside an aircraft hanger. On arrival, smoke was found to be issuing and a further appliance was requested from Bodmin. In total 5 pumping appliances, 2 water carriers, 1 incident command unit, 1 operational support vehicle, 1 light 4x4 vehicle and 2 flexi-duty officers are on scene. The crews are dealing with a fire inside an aircraft hanger containing four aircraft and an unknown quantity of aviation fuel.]]>Thu, 21 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43946Ian OliverOn receipt of this from the Ambulance Service stating a two vehicle incident with persons trapped, an appliance and the rescue tender from Bodmin was mobilised as well as the rescue tender from Tolvaddon and an Officer, on arrival it was confirmed that there were no persons trapped, crews proceeded to make the vehicles safe. One person was treated by attending ambulance personnel. Devon & Cornwall Police were also in attendance.]]>Thu, 21 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43945Ian OliverOn receipt of this call appliances from Mullion and Helston were mobilised, on arrival a further appliance, St. Keverne, was requested, the incident was classified as 'persons reported', fortunately someone in close proximity managed to assist four persons from the property, teams of firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a high pressure hosereel jet, to extinguish the fire. An ambulance was requested to attend, as four persons were suffering the effects of smoke inhalation. ]]>Thu, 21 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTShed Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43944Jenna GendallAppliances from St Dennis and St Austell attended a call to a shed fire. The shed measured 4 x 2 metres and was completely destroyed by the fire. Firefighters used two hose reel jets and breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire. The fire was confirmed as accidental.]]>Wed, 20 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTWater Rescuehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43943JoshFire Control were called by Police following reports of a vehicle in fast flowing water with four persons trapped inside. Appliances from Wadebridge and Delabole were mobilised along with Water Rescue Units from St Austell and Bude supported by an Area Manager and Group Manager. Whilst on route to the incident a Technical Rescue Advisor was able to speak with the caller to provide water survival guidance until the arrival of our crews. On arrival crews found four people on top of a vehicle in fast flowing water. Four firefighters in dry suits were able to enter the water and rescue the occupants using throwlines. All four occupants have since been rescued and are now safe.]]>Tue, 19 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMT6 Pump Property Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43942Jenna GendallCornwall Fire and Rescue are in attendance at a property fire on Fore Street in the centre of the town. There are currently 6 major appliances on scene with a number of specialised appliances also in attendance. Please avoid the area if possible. More details will be posted as and when they become available.]]>Tue, 19 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTCar Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43941Jenna GendallOne crew from Penzance attended a call to a car on fire in Coulsons Park area. The fire had been extinguished on crews arrival by the owner however crews cooled the vehicles engine before leaving scene. ]]>Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43940Ian OliverOn receipt of this call appliances from Newquay and Perranporth were mobilised as well as an Officer, On arrival there was a strong smell of smoke from a large hotel, further resources were requested, an aerial ladder platform from Truro, appliances from St. Columb and St. Dennis attended, also specialist appliances from St. Austell and Launceston were mobilised. The fire involved a large hotel, with a fire involved in the roof in one room, firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hosereel to extinguish the fire.]]>Thu, 14 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTVehicle Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43937Josh PlowmanTwo appliances from Tolvaddon attended a vehicle fire. This was extinguished using two sets of breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet.]]>Mon, 11 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTVehicle Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43936Josh PlowmanA crew from Falmouth extinguished a car fire using two sets of breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets.]]>Mon, 11 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTGrass Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43935Josh PlowmanA crew from Hayle extinguished a grass fire which had a 30 metre front using beaters.]]>Mon, 11 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTMalicious Callhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43938Josh PlowmanThree crews from Tolvaddon, Falmouth and Truro along with two flexi-duty officers responded to a caravan fire with persons inside. The first attending resources quickly discovered that this was a malicious call. During this period, three fire appliance were unable to respond to potentially life-threatening emergencies. Devon & Cornwall Police have been made aware.]]>Mon, 11 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTFire In Industrial Buildinghttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43934Adam OliverOngoing Incident: Appliances from Bodmin, Lostwithiel, Wadebridge, St Dennis and Newquay along with support vehicles from Launceston and St Austell are currently in attendance at a commercial property fire in Bodmin. At 23:25 a single call was received from a member of public stating they could see what looked like smoke from the building. Both appliances from Bodmin were mobilised to investigate. On arrival it was confirmed smoke was issuing from the rear of the property measuring approximately 60 x 40 meters and the crews subsequently requested three additional fire appliances and the support vehicles to go with that. Firefighters are using breathing apparatus, hose reels and main jets to tackle the blaze from the ground and the aerial ladder platform from Newquay is being established to fight the fire from above. Electricity and Gas companies are also on scene isolating utilities for scene safety. Update: 03:00. Good progress is being made, all appliances remain on scene at this time. A full fire investigation will take place during daylight hours. Update: 05:15. Good progress is being made and the incident is being scaled down to two appliances. Firefighters are checking for hot spots. Further updates will be added as and when they are received from the fire ground. ]]>Mon, 11 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTFirehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43933Mark PhilpottAt 2139 CCC received multiple calls to a fire in a flat above a kebab shop in Launceston. Crews from Launceston attended and quickly requested additional resources. Appliances from Callington , Liskeard were mobilised as well as special appliances from Newquay, St Just and St Austell. Crews used Breathing apparatus, main jets, and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. ]]>Sun, 10 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43932Adam OliverAppliance's from St Just and Penzance responded to reports of a property fire. On arrival firefighters inspected the scene using a thermal imaging camera and confirmed that a kitchen fire was out on arrival. Assistance was provided to ventilate the property. ]]>Sat, 9 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43930Adam OliverOne appliance from St Columb responded to this incident. On arrival a two vehicle road traffic collision was discovered. Firefighters assisted to make the vehicles safe. ]]>Fri, 8 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTMake Pumps 4 Residential Fire, Lantegloshttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43928Tom MorcomA call was received at 22:14 by the Critical Control Centre to a report of a fire in a residential property in Lanteglos. Two appliances from Polruan and Fowey were immediately mobilised along with one whole time officer. On arrival, this incident was 'Made up' to four appliances and crews confirmed the building was well alight. Crews from Looe and Liskeard were then mobilised, along with another whole time officer. Crews remain in attendance. The property is a large detached farm house measuring approx 30m by 10m. The fire is on the first floor. No further updates are available at this time.]]>Thu, 7 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTResidential Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43929Ian OliverCrews were called at 22:11 to a residential fire involving an electrical fuse box at an address in Mullion. Crews from Mullion and Helston attended along with a whole time officer. The fire is confirmed out and has been confirmed as an accidental fire which spread. No further update available.]]>Fri, 8 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTGarage Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43927Maggie NoyOne appliance from Helston and one from Falmouth attended this incident. It involved a garage measuring approx 50ft by 20ft and contained one vehicle. On arrival there was smoke issuing and the crews used 2 breathing apparatus, 1 hosereel and 1 safety jet to extinguish the fire. The cause of the fire was believed to be accidental. ]]>Thu, 7 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTFloodinghttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=43926Maggie NoyWe are currently dealing with a flooding incident caused by a ruptured water main near the A30 at Maraznavose. It is affecting 2 nearby properties, hydrants and supply in the area. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service have 2 appliances on scene and a Flexi Duty Officer who are using a light portable pump and a major pump to divert the water. Southwest Water and the Police are also in attendance. We will update when further information is received. UPDATE: All appliances left the scene @ 1355hrs and incident handed over to the owners. ]]>Thu, 7 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42926Ian OliverOn the initial call stating that alarms were sounding and smoke was seen coming out of a window, appliances from St. Austell and St. Dennis were mobilised along with two Officers, on arrival the incident was upgraded to 'Persons Reported', a further appliance from Newquay was mobilised, teams of firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered a two storey semi detached dwelling and located a fire in the kitchen on the ground floor and extinguished. All persons were accounted for. One dog was rescued by Fire Service personnel.]]>Tue, 5 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTCarbon Monoxide Alarm Alerts Residentshttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42925Jenna GendallOne crew from Tolvaddon was mobilised to a property where the carbon monoxide alarm had sounded. The residents had evacuated the property on crews arrival, using a gas detector firefighters identified 300 parts per million of carbon monoxide in the property. Firefighters identified the source of the gas as a faulty flue of an oil boiler. Firefighters isolated the boiler and ventilated the property until the gas monitor was reading 0 parts per million of carbon monoxide.]]>Sun, 3 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTBonfire Spread To Shedhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42924Jenna GendallTwo appliances from Bodmin attended a call to a bonfire which had spread to a shed. The shed measured 3 x 2 metres and firefighters used a triple extension ladder and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. Firefighters remained on scene for some time damping down hotspots of the shed and also the bonfire. This fire was caused accidentally. ]]>Sat, 2 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42923Maggie NoyCrews from Wadebridge, Delabole and Bodmin were alerted to this incident. A single vehicle had left the road and entered a field rolling several times. Crews assisted one male occupant from the vehicle and carried out first aid. Police were also on scene. There are no further details for this incident.]]>Sat, 2 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTDog Rescued From Mine Shaft Which Was Down a Mine Adithttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42922Jenna GendallSpecialist line rescue crews from Tolvaddon attended a call to a dog which had gone down an adit and then fallen down a mine shaft. Firefighters used a safe system of work to lower one firefighter 10 ft down into the mine shaft and rescue the dog. The animal was recovered unhurt and returned to its owner.]]>Fri, 1 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMTTwo Vehicle Road Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42921Jenna GendallOne appliance from Liskeard attended a call to a two vehicle road traffic collision in Looe. One female was trapped in a vehicle and Firefighters helped release the casualty who was left in the care of Ambulance crews. Two cars were made safe before the Fire service left the scene. ]]>Thu, 30 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTElectric Pole Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42920Katherine TakelAn appliance from St Austell was called to an electricity pole on fire at 0400. The crew secured the area for public safety and awaited the arrival of Western Power.]]>Sun, 26 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTAssisting Other Fire Service- Barn Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42919Katherine TakelAn appliance from Saltash was requested to help Devon and Somerset Fire Rescue Service who are dealing with a large agricultural barn fire. More details can be found on their news desk website at https://beta.dsfire.gov.uk/incidents]]>Sun, 26 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTBuilding Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42918John RickardAppliances from Fowey, St Austell and St Dennis are currently in attendance at a fire in Par. A derelict building in an open area is well alight and crews are using hose reel jets and breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire. ** Update @ 1750hrs ** Good progress is being made. Western Power Distribution have worked with crews to isolate the electricity to the building.]]>Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTUpdatehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42862Katherine TakelThere have been no incidents of note to report on overnight. The news desk will be updated when new incidents of note occur.]]>Fri, 30 Jul 2021 23:00:00 GMTCommercial Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42916John RickardMultiple appliances from @CornwallFRS & @DSFireUpdates are in attendance at a large commercial property fire in the Hatt Area. Please avoid the area at this time due to amount of crews and appliances. Updates will follow when they become available. ***UPDATE @ 0630hrs*** The incident is now being scaled down to two appliances. Crews from Liskeard and Looe, supported by water carriers from Liskeard and Plympton are still in attendance. ]]>Fri, 24 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTIndustrial/commercial Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42915Megan VigoAt 18:54 the Critical Control Centre received an emergency call, stating that there was a fire inside a commercial premise. Appliances were mobilised from Wadebridge, Padstow and St Columb. Once in attendance crews investigated using a Thermal Imaging Camera, cut away panelling and dampened down hotspots.]]>Tue, 21 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTCar Fire Spreads To Vanhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42914Jenna GendallTwo appliances from Bodmin were mobilised to a car fire in the centre of Lanivet village. Numerous 999 calls were received to the fire and callers confirmed that the fire had spread from the car to a nearby van. Firefighters used two hose reels and two breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire. Police officers attended this incident and it is being treated as arson. ]]>Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTWorkshop Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42913JoshCritical Control received several 999 calls to this incident and appliances from Helston, Mullion, St Keverne and Falmouth were mobilised along with a Flexi Duty Station Manager. The fire involved a workshop, 4 gas cylinders and also affected overhead power cables. The crews used four breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets, 1 light portable pump working from a swimming pool and a water carrier also set up dams for water supply. The cylinders involved were removed and cooled until safe. Western Power Distribution were also in attendance. Police attended for traffic management. This fire was believed to have been caused accidentally.]]>Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42912Maggie NoyTwo appliances from Truro Fire Station and one from Tolvaddon Fire Station along with a Flexi Duty Officer attended this incident. It involved a tumble dryer fire that spread to the utility room. The crew used 4 breathing apparatus, 1 hosereel, 1 safety jet and thermal image camera to deal with the incident. The fire was accidental, there are no further details for this incident. ]]>Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTCaravan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42911Ian OliverOn receipt of this call, one appliance from Tolvaddon was mobilised, on arrival the crew requested a further appliance from Tolvaddon, to assist. Crews dealt with a six berth static caravan which was well alight, firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hosereel jets to extinguish the fire. One persons was treated at the scene for slight burns by Brigade personnel. The Red Cross Welfare also attended. The cause was accidental. ]]>Sat, 11 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42910Josh PlowmanOne appliance from Saltash, one from Camelshead (Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service), a rescue tender from Bodmin and a flexi-duty officer attended this incident. The crews discovered a single vehicle road traffic collision outside of the fire station with one casualty trapped inside. Firefighters used crash rescue equipment to release the casualty into the hands of the ambulance service.]]>Wed, 8 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTFire - Thatched Buildinghttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42909Josh PlowmanTwo appliances from Bude, one from Delabole and a flexi-duty officer were mobilised to assist Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service with a thatched property fire.]]>Wed, 8 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTResidential Fire - Make Pumps 4https://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42908Adam OliverWe are currently in attendance at a make pumps four property fire near Carnon Downs. Appliances from Truro and Falmouth are on scene. Further updates will follow as the incident develops. ]]>Mon, 6 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTResidential Fire - Make Pumps 4https://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42907JoshAt 08:37 Critical Control received the first of multiple 999 calls reporting a house fire in Cranberry Road, Camborne. Three appliances were initially mobilised from Tolvaddon, Truro and Penzance and two Flexi Duty Officers. On arrival an Officer sent an assistance message for an additional appliance and Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP), which were sent from Helston and Newquay respectively. Two additional Flexi Duty Officers were mobilised along with an Incident Command Unit from St Just and Operational Support Unit from St Austell. Crews are still working at the scene to extinguish the fire.]]>Mon, 6 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTVehicle Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42906Megan VigoAt 03:16 the Critical Control Centre mobilised one appliance from Bodmin to reports of a vehicle on fire. Once in attendance Firefighters immediately requested a second appliance, due to three vehicles being well alight. Four Breathing Apparatus, three Hose Reel Jets and small tools were used to extinguish the fire. ]]>Mon, 6 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTRtc Persons Released From Vehiclehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42905Jenna GendallTwo appliances from Tolvaddon attended a call to a two vehicle road traffic collision with one persons trapped. On crews arrival they confirmed that one vehicle involved in the collision and that one person was unable to exit the vehicle on its side. Firefighters used crash rescue equipment to make space for Ambulance personnel to treat the trapped casualty before the individual was removed from the vehicle using a spine board. Firefighters made the scene safe before leaving the incident in the care of Police Officers. ]]>Thu, 2 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42904Josh PlowmanCrews from Falmouth, Truro and Tolvaddon were mobilised to a road traffic collision. On arrival the crew discovered one casualty trapped and proceeded to extricate them by removing the roof of the vehicle.]]>Wed, 1 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTFire - Residentialhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42903Josh PlowmanCrews from Penzance and St Just were mobilised to a property fire. On arrival the first attending appliance discovered smoke issuing from the kitchen and requested a further pumping appliance to attend. This came from St Ives. The crews were faced with a fire involving the cooker. Two firefighters in breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using hose reel jets and a fire extinguisher.]]>Wed, 1 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42902Adam OliverApplainces from Delabole and Wadebridge along with the rescue tender from Bodmin responded to this incident. On arrival firefighters discovered that one person was trapped. Crash rescue equipment was used to release the person who was transferred into the care of the ambulance service. ]]>Wed, 1 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42901Adam OliverAppliances from St Just and Penzance along with the rescue tender from Tolvaddon responded to this incident. On arrival firefighters confirmed that no one was trapped and assisted to make the scene safe. ]]>Wed, 1 Sep 2021 23:00:00 GMTFire - Residentialhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42900Josh PlowmanCrews from Mullion, Falmouth, Wadebridge, Newquay and Liskeard along with two flexi-duty officers were mobilised to a smoke-logged room at a nursing home. The initial attending crew discovered an electrical fire was out on their arrival and all oncoming resources were stood down.]]>Tue, 31 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTAnimal Rescuehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42899Ian OliverOne appliance from Hayle attended this incident, on arrival the crew found a dog trapped under an amount of rubble, the crew proceeded to move the rubble and successfully reunite the dog with its owner.]]>Sun, 29 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTVehicle Safetyhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42898Ian OliverOne appliance from Padstow attended this incident, the crew used the appliance winch to recover a vehicle from a precarious position after it had rolled forward from its parked area.]]>Sun, 29 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTFire In Fish and Chip Shophttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42897Josh PlowmanCrews from Tolvaddon, Falmouth and a flexi-duty officer from Penzance attended this incident. Two firefighters in breathing apparatus used a foam extinguisher and covering jet to extinguish the fire.]]>Thu, 26 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42896Josh PlowmanCrews from Bude and Holsworthy (Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service) attended this incident. On arrival a fire involved the cooker was found to be out. The crews fitted a smoke detector being leaving the scene.]]>Thu, 26 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTFire - Persons Reportedhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42895JoshAt around 22:41 Critical Control began receiving multiple 999 calls reporting a fire in a flat in Copperhouse, Hayle. As some callers stated that the occupant was still inside and unable to escape, the incident was treated as Persons Reported. Three fire appliances, one from Hayle and two from Tolvaddon were immediately mobilised, along with two flexi-duty Station Managers. Police and ambulance were also requested. Two of our appliances arrived within 8 minutes of the first 999 call. Crews found one casualty outside of the property suffering with smoke inhalation and difficulty breathing. The crew administered first aid and oxygen to the casualty, while two breathing apparatus wearers entered the property which was smoke logged to search for any other persons who may have been inside. By 23:05 crews confirmed that all persons were accounted for, and identified the fire had started in the kitchen of the second story flat.]]>Thu, 26 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTVehicle Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42894Andy TaylorFirefighters from St Dennis Community Fire Station are in attendance at a fire involving a car towing a caravan. The car and caravan are well alight. Two further pumps have been requested for extra water and they are responding from Newquay and St Columb. There is severe congestion due to this incident and drivers are advised to avoid the area whilst this incident is dealt with. ]]>Wed, 25 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTResidential Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42893Josh PlowmanAppliances from Liskeard, Callington, Looe, Saltash; supported by specialist officers attended a serious house fire in Liskeard. Crews used breathing apparatus, hose reel & main jets to extinguish the fire. Fire investigation officers are carrying out their enquiries to ascertain the cause of the blaze. This is all the information we currently have. ]]>Wed, 25 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTSkip Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42892Josh PlowmanA crew from Newquay attended a skip on fire. One hose reel jet was used to extinguish the blaze.]]>Tue, 24 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42891Josh PlowmanCrews from Callington, Saltash and Bodmin attended along with a flexi-duty officer. On arrival a mini dumper was found to have rolled over and balanced against a tree with the driver still inside the vehicle. The crew stabilised the vehicle before assisting ambulance personnel with the extrication.]]>Tue, 24 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTBoat Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42890Josh PlowmanA crew from Falmouth attended this incident in Skath An Tanlu, the service's fire boat. The crew offered general assistance to the Coastguard. All persons were accounted for and in the hands of the attending lifeboat crew. A light portable pump was used to apply water to the fire.]]>Tue, 24 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTDiesel Tank Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42889Josh PlowmanOne pumping appliance and flexi-duty officer from Liskeard attended this incident. The crew discovered a diesel tank containing 500 litres of fuel to be well alight. The fire was quickly subdued using two sets of breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and two foam fire extinguishers.]]>Tue, 24 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42888Josh PlowmanAppliances from Truro and Tolvaddon attended this incident. Crews discovered a fire in the living room of the property and extinguished it using breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet.]]>Tue, 24 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTCombine Harvester Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42887Josh PlowmanAppliances from Wadebridge and Delabole Community Fire Stations were mobilised to reports of a large vehicle on fire. On arrival the crews found a combine harvester well alight and proceeded to extinguish the fire using two sets of breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets. The crews were delayed on scene some time damping down.]]>Tue, 24 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTAnimal Rescuehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42886Josh PlowmanOur Critical Control Centre were alerted to a cow stuck in a bog near to the A30 at Temple this morning. A crew from Bodmin Fire Station, with specialist appliances also coming from Bodmin and Tolvaddon Fire Station were immediately mobilised. Update @ 1145am - Firefighters wearing drysuits have entered the bog to attach animal rescue strops to the cow. Once these have been attached and fitted safely, the extrication of the animal will begin. Update @ 1230pm - The cow has now been rescued from the bog. Crews are working to move the cow to drier ground. The Cow is eating and drinking however is still unsteady on its feet. Further updates will be available as soon as possible... ]]>Mon, 23 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42885Josh PlowmanTwo appliances from Bude and the rescue tender from Bodmin responded to a two vehicle road traffic collision with reports of one person trapped inside a vehicle. The crews used crash rescue equipment to remove the roof and safely extricate the casualty.]]>Mon, 23 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTWater Rescuehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42884Josh06:43 we received a call from Police reporting a person in the water near Boscowan Park, Truro. Two appliances were mobilised from Truro Fire Station, along with Water Rescue Units from Falmouth and St Austell Fire Stations, an Incident Commander and Tactical Advisor. A Coastguard Rescue Team and RNLI Inshore Lifeboat were also mobilised by Falmouth Coastguard. At 08:39 we received confirmation from our crews that the casualty had been successfully rescued by the Inshore Lifeboat near Trelissick and was conveyed to the shoreline to be taken to waiting ambulance crews.]]>Sun, 22 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTRing Finger Released From Fencinghttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42882Katherine TakelFirefighters used small tools to release a lady who had become stuck in barbed wire on a fence by her wedding ring.]]>Sat, 21 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTTumble Dryer Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42883Katherine TakelAppliances from Bude and Launceston attended a call to a tumble dryer fire with assistance from an appliance from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue. On arrival the firefighters reported that smoke was issuing from a single storey domestic property and committed two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet . The tumble dryer was located and removed from the home before Firefighters assisted the home owner by ventilating .]]>Sat, 21 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTPersons Trappedhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42881Mark PhilpottCritical control received a call from ambulance requesting our attendance to assist their crews in removing large granite boulders that had fallen on top of two persons . Crews from St Just, Tolvaddon, Penzance supported by a flexi duty officer attended. Crews used crash rescue and specialist lifting equipment to release the persons. Once released the persons were handed over to West Country Ambulance. This is all the information we have at this time. ]]>Fri, 20 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTBarn Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42880Ian OliverSeveral calls were received for this incident, which involved a barn which was well alight. Resources from Callington and Liskeard were initially mobilised, on arrival the first appliance confirmed that a barn measuring twenty metres by twenty metres was well alight and contained a large amount of hay as well as vehicles. Further resources were quickly requested to attend. Update 0220 hours: Cornwall Fire & Rescue currently have appliances two appliances from Liskeard, one from Callington and one from Saltash as well as water carriers from Liskeard and Wadebridge on scene, the incident command unit from Launceston and a light appliance from Callington are attending, the resources are backed up with three Officers in attendance. At this time high pressure hosereel jets and main jets are in use. 03:35 Update Good progress being made. Water relay in operation, along with three Main Jets and two Hose Reel Jets in use. O4:30 Update Crews are still firefighting, the incident is scaling down, with some resources returning to their home stations. The welfare vehicle from St. Dennis is in attendance, supporting remaining crews. ]]>Fri, 20 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42879Adam OliverTwo appliances from St Austell, the rescue tender from Bodmin, and a Officer responded to this incident. On a arrival a single vehicle road traffic collision was discovered with one person stuck inside the vehicle. Firefighters assisted the occupant to leave the vehicle. The Police and Ambulance Services were also in attendance. ]]>Tue, 17 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTBaler Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42878Josh PlowmanCrews from Padstow and Wadebridge attended this incident. On arrival a baler full of straw was found to be alight and crews extinguished this using breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet.]]>Mon, 16 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTFire - Residentialhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42877Josh PlowmanCrews from Fowey, Looe and Polruan attended this incident along with two flexi-duty officers. On arrival a fire was confirmed in the apex of the roof and crews extinguished this using breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet. The crews also removed slates from the roof and cut away battens to ensure there was no spread.]]>Mon, 16 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTFire In Openhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42875Adam OliverOne appliance from Falmouth responded to this incident. On arrival a small fire was discovered. Firefighters extinguished the fire and confirmed the cause as arson. Devon and Cornwall Police have been informed of this incident. ]]>Sun, 15 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTAnimal Rescuehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42876Adam Oliver Appliances from Wadebridge and a Duty Officer responded to reports of a cow stuck in mud on the river. Firefighters provided general assistance to the farmer who used a telehandler to successfully rescue the cow. ]]>Sun, 15 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42874Adam Oliver Two appliances from St Ives Fire Station responded to this incident. After investigation firefighters confirmed that this was a small electrical fire which was out on arrival. ]]>Sat, 14 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTBuilding Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42872Ian OliverSeveral calls were received for this incident, appliances from Truro and Tolvaddon attended, crews found a derelict building with two separate seats of fire, the building measuring 80 by 20 metres was heavily smokelogged, teams of firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hosereel and main jets to extinguish the fires. Crews were delayed some considerable time venting the property of smoke. Arson was suspected. Devon & Cornwall Police were in attendance and will be making further enquiries.]]>Fri, 13 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTHotel Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42871Tom MorcomMultiple calls were received to this incident, starting 01:20hrs. Callers reported a fire within a hotel on Marine Drive, Bude. Two appliances from Bude were immediately mobilised, along with a whole time officer for support. Due to the high number of calls being received and information being passed by callers, two further appliances were mobilised from Holsworthy and Delabole. On arrival, initial crews confirmed smoke was issuing and Made Pumps 4. At 01:46, crews made up further, to Make Pumps 6 and also requested an Aerial Ladder Platform to attend. Attending crews have confirmed one detached property with the rear kitchen area well alight and roof space involved. In addition to 6 appliances, in attendance/requested are 3 whole time officers, 1 incident command unit, 1 operational support vehicle, 1 aerial ladder platform, 1 L4P, 2 water carriers, a high-volume pump and a welfare vehicle. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service is being assisted by colleagues from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service due to the location of the incident. Update 0600hrs: The blaze is now under control. Everyone is confirmed safe and well and CFRS / DSFRS crews continue to remain on scene to prevent escalation. Please avoid the area to allow crews to continue to operate. Road closures are now in place in the vicinity of the hotel. Update 06:40hrs: Incident is now scaling back, with some appliances returning to home stations. Sectors remain in place with crews firefighting hot spots. Evacuated persons have been given alternative accommodation. No further updates are available at this time. When available, they will be posted here. ]]>Thu, 12 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTSummerhouse Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42870Josh PlowmanCrews from St Just and Penzance Community Fire Stations attended this incident. The crew wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.]]>Wed, 11 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTFire - Residentialhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42869Josh PlowmanCrews from St Austell and Mevagissey Community Fire Stations were mobilised to this incident. The first attending appliance discovered the fire involving an ash tray and waste paper bin was out on arrival.]]>Tue, 10 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42868Adam OliverOne pumping appliance and the rescue tender from Bodmin responded to this incident. On arrival a single vehicle road traffic collision was discovered. Firefighters assisted one occupant to safely get out of the vehicle and made the scene safe. Police and Ambulance were also in attendance. ]]>Mon, 9 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTDerelict Building Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42866Josh PlowmanCrews from Bodmin, Wadebridge, Lostwithiel, St Austell and Launceston are in attendance at a derelict building fire. Crews are using breathing apparatus and hose reel jets to extinguish multiple seats of fire. Devon & Cornwall Police are also on scene. The are no further updates at this time.]]>Mon, 2 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42865Josh PlowmanCrews from Padstow Community Fire Station are in attendance at a road traffic collision involving a tractor and slurry trailer on its side. The crew worked with the farmer, Devon & Cornwall Police and Highways to resolve the incident.]]>Sun, 1 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTDerelict Building Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42864John RickardChurch View Road, Camborne – Make Pumps 6 Multiple resources are currently in attendance at a derelict building fire in Church View Road, Camborne following multiple 999 calls being made, starting at 16:42. In total, 4 Appliances, 3 Officers, 1 Incident Command Unit, 1 Operational Support Vehicle and an L4P are assigned to this incident. On arrival, crews confirmed a large detached farmhouse approximately 10 metres by 8 metres well alight. ***Update 18:00*** This is now Make Pumps 6. In addition to the above, another two appliances, an environmental support vehicle and another L4P are not assigned to this incident. Crews are using hose reel and main jets to extinguish the fire. Please be aware that Church View Road has been closed by Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service. Please avoid the area and make alternate routes where possible. ***Update 19:12*** Crews are damping down hotspots and the incident has begun to downscale as appliances return to their home stations. Update 2230 All appliance are now back at their home stations. The incident has been handed over to the Police.]]>Sun, 1 Aug 2021 23:00:00 GMTTanker Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42863Adam OliverCritical Control received multiple calls reporting a tanker on fire. One caller stated this was a fully laden petrol tank involved in fire. Two appliances were immediately mobilised from Helston and Falmouth Community Fire Stations along with a flexi-duty officer. En route the Falmouth appliance requested the foam unit to attend from Newquay. This was mobilised with a further supporting appliance. A further flexi-duty officer was mobilised. This was followed by a request for a water carrier which was mobilised from Helston. At this time crews are fighting the fire defensively using a monitor and main jet. ** Update 21:20 HRS ** All resources have now left the incident scene. The incident has been handed over to a responsible person. ]]>Sat, 31 Jul 2021 23:00:00 GMTTwo Vehicle road traffic collision (RTC)https://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42860Emma MatthewsAppliances from St Just and Penzance attended a call to a two vehicle RTC on the A30. Firefighters treated one male casualty on scene before arrival of Ambulance crews. Fire crews made the scene safe and assisted with traffic management.]]>Wed, 28 Jul 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad traffic collision - Person Extricated From Vehiclehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42861Emma MatthewsCrews from Bodmin and St Austell attended a call to a road traffic collision involving a car, tractor and trailer. One car was in the central reservation on crews arrival and equipment was used to release one casualty trapped in the wreckage. The car was originally on fire but had been extinguished by members of the public prior to the Fire Services arrival. Once extricated firefighters helped provide a screen for the casualty whilst being treated by paramedics. No further details are available on this incident. ]]>Wed, 28 Jul 2021 23:00:00 GMTRoad traffic collision - Persons Released From Vehiclehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42859Emma MatthewsAppliances from Tolvaddon and Hayle went to a single vehicle which was on its roof with the driver still inside. Firefighters stabilised and made the vehicle safe whilst releasing the trapped casualty. Firefighters left the casualty in the care of Ambulance crews.]]>Wed, 28 Jul 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42858Maggie NoyCritical Control received multiple calls to a fire in a derelict pub. Appliances from Newquay, St Austell and Perranporth and two Flexi Duty Officers are currently in attendance dealing with the fire using breathing apparatus, hosereel jets and main jets. Police and Ambulance are also in attendance. Update @1555hrs: The fire is now extinguished and the cause was believed to be arson and the Police have been informed. ]]>Tue, 27 Jul 2021 23:00:00 GMTFire In Chip Shophttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42857Maggie NoyCritical Control received several repeat calls to a fire in a fish and chip shop. There are currently appliances in attendance from Helston, Tolvaddon, St Ives, Falmouth, Penzance and St Just also two Flexi Duty Officers. The crews are using 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hosereels and 1 jet to extinguish the fire. Police, Ambulance and Western Power are also in attendance. Update @1550hrs: The fire has now been extinguished, all appliances have left the the scene and a Fire Investigation is being carried out. Sadly, a dog was found deceased within the property. ]]>Tue, 27 Jul 2021 23:00:00 GMTPersons Reported Residential Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42856Josh PlowmanCrews from Truro, Tolvaddon, Falmouth and a flexi-duty officer responded to reports a of smoke logged property with the occupant still inside. The crews arrived and confirmed the alarm had been caused by burnt cooking.]]>Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42855Adam OliverAppliances from Penzance and St Just responded to reports of a property fire. On arrival firefighters inspected and confirmed that the cause was due to an overheating electrical device. ]]>Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=42854Adam OliverAppliances from Wadebridge and Padstow responded to reports of a property fire. On arrival firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the property and discovered a small fire in a microwave. The fire was extinguished and scene made safe. ]]>Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:00:00 GMT