Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service News ItemsNews Items published by the Cornwall Fire and Rescue ServiceengabLibrary RSS Component v1.0Mon, 24 Jun 2019 19:59:12 GMTUpdatehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37714Janice JamesThere have been no new incidents of note to report. Updates will be posted, as and when incidents of note occur.]]>Thu, 16 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTChimney Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37784Jenna GendallFive Firefighters on one appliance from Tolvaddon attended a call to a chimney fire reported by a passer by. The occupant of the property was out on crews arrival, access to the property was gained to the first floor of the building using a short extension ladder. Firefighters extinguished the chimney fire using chimney rods and a bucket, a 13.5 metre ladder was used to access the top of the chimney. A thermal imaging camera was used to confirm the fire had been cleared. ]]>Sat, 22 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In Oil Fired Cookerhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37783Jenna GendallTwelve firefighters on two appliances from St Keverne and Mullion attended a call to a fire in an oil fired oven in a property. The property fire was extinguished on crews arrival by the occupant using a fire extinguisher. Firefighters confirmed the fire was out and made the scene safe before returning to station. ]]>Sat, 22 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTKitchen Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37782Jenna GendallFive Firefighters on one appliance from Penzance attended a call to a kitchen fire. On crews arrival crews confirmed there had been a fire in cooker which was out. A positive pressure ventilation fan was used to clear smoke from the property. ]]>Sat, 22 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In Openhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37781Megan VigoAt 19:49 the Critical Control Centre mobilised one appliance from Bude to reports of hay bales on fire in a field. One appliance from Holsworthy also attended the incident. On arrival crews discovered six large hay bales, well alight. Two Hose Reel Jets were used to extinguish the fire and a Thermal Imaging Camera was used to check for hotspots. ]]>Fri, 21 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTBin Fire Spread To Garagehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37780Maggie MooreTwo appliances from Launceston Fire Station attended this incident. A bbq had been disposed in a bin and caught fire then spread to the garage. The crews used hosereel and breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire and prevent it spreading further. The incident was accidental.]]>Fri, 21 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTGirl Injured After Falling From Rope Swinghttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37779Dan CallaghanCornwall Fire and Rescue Service assisted ambulance paramedics to recover a girl who had reportedly fallen 20 feet from a rope swing, sustaining injuries to her back and arm]]>Fri, 21 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTCar Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37778Jenna GendallFive firefighters on one appliance from Newquay attended a call to a car on fire in a carpark off of Tregurrian road. The vehicle was well alight on the crews arrival, two breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets. ]]>Fri, 21 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTChild Released From Hot Carhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37777Jenna GendallFive Firefighters on one appliance from Newquay attended a call to a young child who had become locked in a hot car. The chile was rescued from the vehicle unharmed by Firefighters using small tools to gain access.]]>Fri, 21 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTResidential Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37776Megan VigoAt 18:59 this evening the Critical Control Centre mobilised one appliance from Penzance, Hayle and an officer to reports of a kitchen fire. On arrival crews discovered one domestic bungalow, ten meters by 5 meters with the kitchen well alight. Firefighters used two Breathing Apparatus and one Hose Reel Jet to extinguish the fire. Crews remained on scene monitoring for hotspots and removed a tumble dryer and washing machine from the property. Tumble dryers and washing machines contain powerful motors with fast moving parts that get very hot. If you do not clean and maintain your machine, excess fluff or lint can build up over time and catch fire. Remember to: • Always read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions before using your dryer • Never leave your appliance unattended or running overnight • Never overload your washing machine or dryer or put items in that have been used to soak up flammable liquids • Keep your dryer well ventilated ensuring the vent pipe is kink free, not blocked or crushed in any way • Clean the filter in your dryer after every use • Have your dryer serviced regularly by a qualified engineer • Don't ignore the warning signs • Does your tumble dryer smell of burning? • Are your clothes taking longer to dry? • Do the clothes feel hotter at the end of the cycle? • Does the external vent flap stay shut when the dryer is on? • If you notice any of the above, clean the filter and check the vent pipe immediately. For more information visit our website which also has information on product recalls:]]>Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37774Adam OliverTwo appliances from Bude Community Fire Station and a Officer responded to this incident. On arrival a fire was discovered in the ground floor of the property. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire. There are not other details available for this incident. ]]>Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37773Jack WattsCritical Control received a call to a property fire at 13:38. 2 Appliances from Penzance Community Fire Station, 1 Appliance from Hayle Emergency Services Community Station and 2 Officers were sent to deal with the incident. On arrival crews found a fire located in the kitchen. Firefighters wearing Breathing Apparatus and using a Hose Reel and CO2 Extinguisher extinguished the fire.]]>Wed, 19 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTHotel Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37772Mark PhilpottAt 0026 hrs Critical Control received several 999 calls stating that there was a fire at a hotel in Mousehole. Appliances from Penzance, St Just as well as a wholetime flexi officer were mobilised. On arrival crews relayed a message that there was smoke issuing and "Make Pumps 4". A further appliance from Hayle, operational support vehicle from Falmouth and the incident control unit from St Just were mobilised. Crews used multiple breathing apparatus sets, hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. 12 guests at the hotel were evacuated safely and relocated to a neighboring hotel. The fire was contained to the kitchen area and a fire investigation team will be attending later on this morning. This is all the information we currently have at this time. ]]>Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTKitchen Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37771Ian OliverAppliances from Wadebridge and Bodmin were mobilised on receipt of this call, on arrival the crews found a fire in the kitchen of a three storey end of terrace house, the fire was extinguished by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus using a high pressure hosereel jet.]]>Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTBarn Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37770Ian OliverOn receipt of this call, appliances from Launceston and Bude were mobilised, on arrival crews found a smoldering fire in a barn measuring thirty by thirty metres, firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two high pressure hosereel jets to extinguish the fire, crews assisted in removing bales of hay not affected while the area was damped down and hot spots were extinguished.]]>Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTCooker Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37769Katherine TakelAn appliance from Helston and a further one from Penzance attended a call to a fire in a property at midday today. On arrival the crew confirmed that there was a fire in the kitchen of a bungalow. Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the fire. One dog was also rescued from the property.]]>Fri, 14 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTCar Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37768Maggie MooreOne appliance from Newquay Fire Station attended this incident. On arrival crews found two cars well alight the crew used two breathing apparatus sets and two hosereel jets to extinguish the fire. The incident was suspected arson it was therefore handed over to the Police.]]>Fri, 14 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTCar Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37767Maggie MooreOne appliance from St Austell Fire Station attended this incident. On arrival crews found a car well alight the crew used two breathing apparatus sets and two hosereel jets to extinguish the fire. The incident was then handed over to the Police who were in attendance and clear of the highway was also arranged.]]>Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTPortacabin Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37647Ben HoodThree fire appliances from Liskeard and Callington attended a portacabin fire measuring 18ft by 8ft. The fire spread to the main club house. Three hose reel jets, six breathing apparatus and one thermal imaging camera were used at the incident. No further details at this time. ]]>Wed, 10 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In Hotelhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37766Josh PlowmanUpon receiving a call reporting smoke issuing from the cellar of a hotel, three major appliances from St Mawes and Truro, a 4x4 from St Mawes and a wholetime officer were immediately mobilised. On arrival, crews confirmed smoke was issuing from the four storey building and two firefighters in breathing apparatus were deployed with a hose reel jet to investigate. The crew confirmed the cause was a small electrical fault.]]>Mon, 10 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTGarage Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37765Josh PlowmanFirefighters from Tolvaddon Community Fire Station wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel jet and small tools to extinguish a small fire within a garage involving an electrical box.]]>Mon, 10 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTDangerous Structurehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37764Mark PhilpottAt 0459hrs Critical Control received a 999 call stating a heavy metal gazebo had blown onto a glass roof of a property. 1 appliance from St Ives was mobilised and on arrival they used general purpose lines to secure the gazebo and make it safe. That is all the information we currently have at this time.]]>Mon, 10 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collision - Persons Trappedhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37763Emma MatthewsAt 13:39 this afternoon the Critical Control Centre received an emergency call from the Ambulance, regarding a road traffic collision. Appliances from Truro and the Rescue Tender from Tolvaddon were mobilised to the incident, along with a Wholetime Officer. On arrival, crews discovered a single vehicle that had collided with a lamp post. Firefighters made the vehicle safe and liaised with Police and Ambulance on scene. ]]>Sun, 9 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37762Adam OliverOne appliance from Bodmin Community Fire Station responded to this incident. On arrival a single vehicle road traffic collision was discovered. Firefighters assisted to make the vehicle safe. ]]>Sun, 9 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37761Jenna GendallFour appliances from St Dennis and St Austell attended a call to a property fire where the caller requested fire and then abandoned the call. The property measured 4 x 4 metres, crews used two breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera. One casualty suffering from smoke inhalation was treated on scene by Ambulance Paramedics.]]>Sat, 8 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTSuspected Arsonhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37760Dan CallaghanOne appliance from Helston attended to extinguish a hedge fire near Porthleven skate park, this evening. ]]>Sat, 8 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTDog Trapped In Rabbit Holehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37759Dan CallaghanA Jack Russell Spaniel cross was rescued from a rabbit hole by fire crews using small tools this evening. ]]>Sat, 8 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTChimney Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37758Josh PlowmanWe attended a property at West Lane, Delabole, following reports of a chimney fire, caused by a large birds nest within the chimney. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service extinguished the fire using chimney rods and a stirrup pump.]]>Sat, 8 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37757Janice JamesFire crews from Wadebridge, Delabole and Bodmin Community Fire Stations and an Officer attended a road traffic collision with one person trapped. Fire crews stabilised the vehicle, to be able to safely rescue the casualty from the vehicle. The casualty was being cared for by the ambulance service and the incident was left in the hands of the police. ]]>Fri, 7 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37756Laura HeskethAt 1609 the Critical Control Centre received a call to state that a vehicle had collided with a wall and was located down a bank. Appliances from St Columb Major, Bodmin and Padstow were mobilised. Crews made the vehicle safe and released one person from the vehicle.]]>Thu, 6 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTCar Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37755Janice JamesA fire appliance from Penzance Community Fire Station was mobilised to a car on fire in a field. On arrival the crew found the car to be well alight and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and using two hosereels extinguished the fire. The fire is believed to be arson at this time and incident has been left with the police.]]>Thu, 6 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTCar Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37754Jenna GendallOne appliance from Tolvaddon attended a call to a car on fire. The fire was out on crews arrival, the vehicle was made safe by the Fire service and moved to a safe location.]]>Wed, 5 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire On Open Groundhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37753Jenna GendallOne appliance from Tolvaddon attended a call to a deep seated fire covering 4 x 3 metres. Crews used one hose reel to extinguish the fire.]]>Wed, 5 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTCaravan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37752Maggie MooreTwo appliances from Falmouth Community Fire Station attended reports of a caravan fire. On arrival the crew found a caravan well alight and used one main jet, one hosereel and two breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire. The caravan was used for storage only and was not a residential property. There are no further details for this incident.]]>Tue, 4 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37751Emma MatthewsFire Crews from Penzance and Helston Community Fire Stations and two Fire Officers attended a call to a property fire. On arrival crews made pumps 3. They found a fire on the first floor, where firefighters wearing four breathing apparatus and using a hosereel extinguished the fire]]>Mon, 3 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTMud Rescuehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37750Megan VigoAt 11:36 this morning the Critical Control Centre mobilised two appliances from Truro, along with the Water Rescue Units from St Austell, Falmouth and Penzance. On arrival crews discovered one person stuck up to their knees in mud, approximately 15 feet from shore. Firefighters used a long reach pole and sling to remove the individual. ]]>Sat, 1 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTResidential Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37749Tom MorcomThe Critical Control Centre received 17 calls in total to this incident. Initially, crews were mobilised to a car fire but as soon as the first crew arrived, it was apparent that this had spread to the adjacent residential building and a request for further assistance was made from crews on scene. In total, 4 appliances from Perranporth, Tolvaddon and Newquay were mobilised, along with 2 wholetime officers for support. Crews, using breathing apparatus, extinguished the fire using hosereel jets. The fire is now fully extinguished and a fire investigation is underway to establish the initial cause of the fire. No further updates are available at this time. ]]>Sat, 1 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTCaravan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37748Jenna GendallEleven firefighters on two appliances from Tolvaddon attended a call to a caravan on fire. On crews arrival they confirmed the structure was well alight made a request for 'Pumps 3' and a further appliance from Perranporth was mobilised to scene. Crews used two hose reels, four breathing apparatus and one main jet on the fire. ]]>Thu, 30 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Fire, Budehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37747John RickardFire appliances from Bude, Holsworthy (Devon), Hartland (Devon) and Delabole are responding to a property that is well alight. Update 1540hrs: A detached two-storey property, measuring approximately 8 metres by 10 metres is fully involved in fire. Firefighters are working hard with a hosereel jet and and a main jet to extinguish the fire. Water is being pumped from the River Neet and further supplies are being established. The roads around the area will be needed for fire appliances, so please stay away. Police are en-route to assist with road closures. ** Update @ 16:45 ** The incident commander has requested a further two appliances to support this incident due to limited water supplies in the area. Also a water carrier from Wadebridge Fire Station is also in attendance. ** Update 18:30 ** 6 pumping appliances are still on scene at this incident working to extinguish the fire. Appliances include Bude, Holsworthy (Devon), Hartland (Devon), Delabole and Launceston. With supporting vehicles from St Just, Wadebridge, St Austell, St Dennis and Saltash. Three officers and our engineering workshops team are also in attendance. ** Update 20:30 ** This incident is now being scaled back to two appliances. A structural surveyor is attending the scene to assess the safety of the building. Police are remaining on scene to maintain a cordon. **Update 08:00 01/06/2019** 2 appliances still remain on scene damping down and turning over. ** Update @ 12:40 01/06/19 ** All appliances and officers have left the incident ground. All persons have been accounted for and the first stage of a fire investigation has taken place. The incident has been handed over to Devon and Cornwall Police.]]>Thu, 30 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37746Janice JamesTwo Fire Appliance from Truro Community Fire Station were mobilised to a call of fire in a property. Firefighters using a thermal imaging camera, wearing breathing apparatus extinguished a small fire using a hand held fire extinguisher. ]]>Thu, 30 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collision - Made Safehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37745Andy TaylorOne fire appliance from Newquay Community Fire Station attended a road traffic collision to make the scene safe. ]]>Wed, 29 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37744Mark PhilpottAt 1249 Critical Control received a 999 call stating that there was a fire inside their property. One appliance from Tolvaddon and one from Hayle were mobilised. On arrival the crews discovered a fire in the airing cupboard and used breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet and a CO2 extinguisher to extinguish the fire. Crews also isolated the power to the property. This is all the information we have at this time. ]]>Wed, 29 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTAnimal Rescuehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37743Mark PhilpottCrews are in attendance to rescue a cat that is trapped on a bridge support and has been for some days. Crew from Saltash, 2 technical rescue officers and the RSPCA are in attendance. Crews are using a 135 ladder attempting to rescue the cat. ]]>Tue, 28 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire Involving Microwave Ovenhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37742Andy TaylorOne fire appliance from Perranporth Community Fire Station attended a report of smoke in a kitchen. Firefighters inspected and confirmed that a fire involving a microwave oven was already out. The fire crew assisted the occupants by ventilating the property. For advice on how to prevent a fire in your home, please follow the link below:]]>Tue, 28 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37741Janice JamesFire Crews from Tolvaddon and Penzance Community Fire Stations attended a fire involving a garage. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using a hosereel jet. ]]>Mon, 27 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTCafe Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37740Janice JamesAt 09.50 Critical Control received multiple emergency calls to a café on fire in the Falmouth area. Initially two fire appliances from Falmouth Community Fire Station and two Officers attended the incident where they found the roof of the building fully involved in fire. Fire crews attempted to extinguish the fire using four breathing apparatus, a main jet and hosereel. Update @10.15 - Make pumps four request was received and further fire crews from Truro and Helston Community Fire Stations were mobilised along with specialist appliances from St Just and St Austell Community Fire Stations. Update @ 12.15 - incident has now been scaled down and one appliance from Falmouth Community Fire Station is still in attendance damping down and monitoring the incident. A Fire Investigation Team is currently in attendance establishing the cause of the fire. ]]>Mon, 27 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTResidential Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37739Megan VigoAt 05:41 the Critical Control Centre mobilised one appliance from St Dennis, St Columb and an Officer to a residential fire. On arrival crews discovered one semi detached property, with smoke issuing from the ground floor kitchen. Firefighters used two Breathing Apparatus and one Hose Reel Jet to extinguish the fire. Positive Pressure Ventilation was used to ventilate the property. Follow these simple tips found from the link below to help keep your kitchen safe. ]]>Mon, 27 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTGorse Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37738Ian OliverSt. Keverne were mobilised and on arrival found a gorse fire burning over a 100 metre front, further resources from Helston attended, the fire was fanned by strong winds, Crews used hosereels and beaters to extinguish.]]>Sun, 26 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37737Megan VigoAt 10:07 this morning the Critical Control Centre received an emergency call, regarding a smell of burning coming from a building in Nanpean. Appliances from St Austell, Newquay and a Whole-time Officer were immediately mobilised. On arrival, crews confirmed that there was a strong smell of electrical burning and ensured utilities were isolated. Firefighters used two Breathing Apparatus and a Thermal Imaging Camera to investigate. The fire was confirmed as accidental and caused by a short circuit. Electricity is often overlooked as a possible fire hazard. This may be because there is no flame. However, some 28,000 fires in the home are reported each year as being caused by electrical faults, accidents or misuse of electrical equipment. Did you know the average success rate of an electrical product recall in the UK is just 10-20%. This means that there are potentially millions of recalled electrical items still in UK homes. As most of these products have been recalled because they offer a risk of electric shock or electrical fire, they present a serious risk. If you have recently brought an electrical appliance make sure you register them at www.registermyappliance.org.uk so you know about any repairs or recalls. Visit the link below for more information and guidance around electrical fire safety. ]]>Sat, 25 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTVehicle Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37736Josh PlowmanA crew from Bodmin responded to a reported vehicle fire on the A30. On arrival, a car was discovered to be on fire. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze using 2 hose reel jets. Anyone with information on fires being deliberately started are advised to anonymously call Crimestoppers free on 0800 555 111 or contact Devon and Cornwall Police on 101 with information. If you have any information about any arson fire - call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111]]>Sat, 25 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTChimney Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37735Josh PlowmanA crew from Tolvaddon responded to a reported chimney fire. Firefighters used chimney rods and a stirrup pump to extinguish the fire.]]>Sat, 25 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTChimney Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37734Josh PlowmanA crew from Helston responded to a reported chimney fire. Firefighters used a triple extension ladder, a roof ladder and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.]]>Sat, 25 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collision - Scene Safetyhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37733Josh PlowmanOn receipt of a call stating a vehicle had left the road and had collided with a wall, a crew from Tolvaddon were mobilised to attend. Firefighters made the scene safe and administered first aid until the arrival of an Ambulance.]]>Sat, 25 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTLarge Skiphttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37732Mark PhilpottCritical Control received a call stating that there was a skip on fire on Fistral Beach. Appliances from Newquay and Perranporth attended and used breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.]]>Thu, 23 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTUpdatehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37731Mark PhilpottThere have been no incidents of note to report overnight.]]>Thu, 23 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTPalm Tree Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37730Jenna GendallFirefighters attended a call to 3 large palm trees alight. Crews used two hose reels to extinguish the fire. ]]>Wed, 22 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTVehicle Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37729Josh PlowmanCritical Control received a call to a vehicle on fire at the above location this afternoon. An appliance from Newquay responded and reported the vehicle to be well alight on arrival. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze.]]>Wed, 22 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTChip Pan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37728Maggie MooreOne appliance from St Austell and one appliance from Mevagissey Fire Station plus a Flexi Duty Officer attended this incident. The incident involved a small fire in a chip pan which was out on arrival. The cause was accidental and confined to the kitchen area. ]]>Wed, 22 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTCaravan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37727Jenna GendallTwo appliances from Delabole attended a call to a fire in a field involving a caravan. Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish the fire. This fire is suspected arson and Police are in attendance. ]]>Tue, 21 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTGorse Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37726Jenna GendallEight Firefighters on two appliances from St Dennis attended a call to a large area of gorse measuring 50 x 50 metres on fire. Crews used one hose reel jet and beaters to extinguish the fire. ]]>Mon, 20 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTHedge Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37725Jenna GendallFive firefighters on one appliance from Falmouth attended a call to an area of hedge on fire measuring 2 x 2 metres. Crews used one hose reel to extinguish the fire. ]]>Mon, 20 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTCar Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37724Jenna GendallFive firefighters on one appliance from Saltash attended a call to a car fire. Crews used two breathing apparatus and two hosereel jets on the fire. One casualty was treated on scene by Firefighters until the arrival of Ambulance Paramedics.]]>Mon, 20 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTCaravan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37723Jenna GendallTwo fire appliances from Falmouth attended a call to a static caravan on fire. Numerous calls were received to the fire and the Caravan was well alight on crews arrival. Four breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets were used to extinguish the fire. Electrics to a adjacent chalet were isolated and gas cylinders were also removed to a safe area. ]]>Mon, 20 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTTractor and Trailer Blazehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37722Andy TaylorOne fire appliance from Wadebridge and one fire appliance from Bodmin Community Fire Station were mobilised to a fire involving a tractor. The tractor was towing a trailer loaded with silage and the fire was spreading to the silage. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two jets and one hosreel to extinguish the fire by 1700hrs. The Police attended to assist with the road closure and Cornwall Council Highways attended due to the road surface being damaged.]]>Sun, 19 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTSmall Dog Trapped Under Shedhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37721Andy TaylorOne fire appliance from Falmouth Community Fire Station attended a report of a small dog trapped under a shed. Firefighters quickly released the small black dog.]]>Sun, 19 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTSmall Area of Gorse Alighthttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37720Andy TaylorOne fire appliance from St Dennis attended a small area of gorse alight. Firefighters used beaters to extinguish the flames by 1400hrs.]]>Sun, 19 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collision - Made Safehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37719Andy TaylorOne fire appliance from Falmouth Community Fire Station attended a road traffic collision to make the scene safe. The vehicles were removed from the highway and the road washed down. Police were also in attendance.]]>Sun, 19 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In the Openhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37718Adam OliverAppliances from St Just and St Ives responded to this incident. On arrival a fire involving a large stack of hay bales was discovered. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus sets used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. Arson is suspected to be the cause and the Police have been informed. ]]>Sat, 18 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTTumble Dryer Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37717Maggie MooreTwo appliances from St Ives Community Fire Station and one appliance from Hayle Community Fire Station and a Flexi Duty Officer attended this incident. The tumble dryer was in a single storey laundrette measuring approximately 10m by 3m. The crew used two breathing apparatus, one hosereel and a thermal image camera at this incident and successfully extinguished the fire. A Fire Investigation team will be informed for further investigation tomorrow.]]>Sat, 18 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTHorse Rescuehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37716Maggie MooreCritical Control received a call from a vet who was in attendance with a small horse who had gone off its legs in a field. Critical Control contacted a Technical Rescue Officer who assessed the situation and requested the Line Rescue vehicle from Bodmin Community Fire Station and extra personnel from St Columb Community Fire Station. The crews set up a specialist equipment including a bipod and began to haul the sedated horse successfully to its feet. The crews have left the horse with its owner and have now left the scene.]]>Sat, 18 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTCar Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37715Ian OliverSeveral calls were received for this incident, one appliance from Helston attended, firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using a high pressure hosereel. Arson was suspected. Devon & Cornwall Police have been informed and will be making further enquiries.]]>Fri, 17 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTMultiple Vehicles On Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37712Katherine TakelTwo appliances and an officer attended a call to a van fire in Dunance Lane at 21:15 tonight. On arrival the crew confirmed there was a fire involving multiple vehicles that had spread to an out building measuring 8 x 4 meters. Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two jets and a main hose to fight the flames. A fire investigation will take place in the morning as the cause is believed to be arson.]]>Wed, 15 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collision, Make Safehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37713Katherine TakelAn appliance from Perranporth attended a call to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles at 21:53. Firefighters used small tools to make the vehicle safe.]]>Wed, 15 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTCooker Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37710Josh PlowmanTwo appliances from Tolvaddon and two wholetime officers attended a cooker fire in the above location. The crew discovered the fire to be out on arrival and advice was given to the occupier before leaving the scene. Did you know cooking related fires account for the biggest proportion of accidental dwelling fires in Cornwall? For kitchen safety advice, follow this link.]]>Tue, 14 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTGrill Panhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37708Josh PlowmanTwo appliances with ten firefighters from Newquay and two wholetime officers attended a reported grill pan fire inside a caravan. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the small fire using a hose reel jet and CO2 extinguisher. Once the fire was out, a positive pressure ventilation fan was used for smoke clearance.]]>Tue, 14 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In the Openhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37707Josh PlowmanTwo appliances with seven firefighters from Looe attended this incident. The crew discovered an area of peat and scrub measuring 4m x 4m to be alight and extinguished it using a hose reel jet, beaters and small tools.]]>Tue, 14 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTUpdatehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37700Janice JamesThere have been no incidents of note to report.]]>Fri, 10 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTHedge Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37709Josh PlowmanOne appliance with six firefighters from Perranporth extinguished a hedge fire using one hose reel jet. This incident was declared as arson suspected. Anyone with information on fires being deliberately started are advised to anonymously call Crimestoppers free on 0800 555 111 or contact Devon and Cornwall Police on 101 with information.]]>Tue, 14 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Fire- Make Pumps Eighthttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37706Jenna GendallAt 17:17 the Critical Control Centre started to receive numerous 999 calls informing of a fire in a property in Illogan. An initial attendance of appliances from Tolvaddon and Hayle attended. On arrival firefighters confirmed the property was well alight and requested three additional fire appliance and further support vehicles to tackle the blaze. Firefighters are using six breathing apparatus , four hose reel jets, two main jets, 135 ladder and triple extension ladders. The fire has started to spread to the roofs of adjacent properties and the incident ground has been sectorised into two. Update @ 18.46 - make pumps 8 additional fire crews from Penzance, Truro, Perranporth and St Just community Fire Stations with were mobilised to the incident. Firefighters wearing 8 breathing apparatus and using multiple jets made good progress at the incident. The Welfare Unit was mobilised from St Dennis community Fire Station to provide water and refreshments for crews on scene. Update @ 21.39 - incident was scaled back to two pumping appliances where fire crews from Tolvaddon and Falmouth monitored hotspots Update 00.07 - the incident was handed over to the police who remained in attendance. Fire investigation will take place the morning 15th May Critical control is currently dealing with large volumes of calls and radio traffic, we will update the news desk as and when the opportunity arises and new information is received. ]]>Mon, 13 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In Flathttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37705Andy TaylorThe first of two fire appliances from Bodmin Community Fire Station was in attendance two minutes from the time of the first of several calls reporting a fire in a building with persons reported trapped. A fire appliance from Liskeard Community Fire Station was also sent to support the Bodmin crews. The fire was located in a second floor flat of a building measuring 20 metres by 10 metres. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and using two hosereel jets entered the building to carry out a search for people and to extinguish the fire. The search confirmed that no people were inside the flat, which was confirmed when the occupants returned, after the crews had been at the scene for about 15 minutes. The fire was brought under control by 1520hrs and the firefighters used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear the smoke. Update 1645hrs: One fire appliance from Bodmin remains at the scene to determine the cause of the fire. ]]>Mon, 13 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire On Decking, Spread To Househttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37704Katherine TakelWhilst Cornwall fire appliances were committed at a property fire nearby, an appliance from Camelshead was providing fire cover at Saltash. At 11:55 it was mobilised to a property in Lower Burraton following a single call reporting a bbq on the decking alight. On arrival the crew reported the fire had spread to the house and requested a further two fire appliances to assist. Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and a hose reel to enter the property, rescuing a dog and confirmed no other persons were inside. The crews extinguished the fire and cut away near the roof space , patio and window to check for hot spots before leaving the scene. A fire investigation is now taking place to determine the cause of the fire. ]]>Mon, 13 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire Involving Gas Cylindershttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37703Katherine TakelFire appliances from Callington, Liskeard and Saltash along with the support of the Water Carrier from Devon attended an incident to a fire involving gas cylinders at 0925 today. On arrival the first crew reported a large fire involving gas cylinders to the rear of a property in Harrowbarrow and used two breathing apparatus, two hose reels and one main jet to fight the blaze. A fire investigation is now taking place to determine the cause of the fire.]]>Mon, 13 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTGorse Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37702Maggie MooreOne appliance and a 4x4 vehicle from Perranporth Community Fire Station and one appliance from Newquay Community Fire Station, and a Flexi Duty Officer have been attendance to a gorse fire. The fire has been fanned by high winds and spread a large area. The crews used beaters and hose reels to extinguish the fire.]]>Mon, 13 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTCaravan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37701Tom MorcomThe Critical Control Centre received a 999 call at 23:37 on 12/05/19 informing them of two caravans on fire. Two appliances were immediately mobilised from Newquay and St Columb and firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hosereel jet to tackle the blaze. ]]>Sat, 11 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTRtc - Scene Safetyhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37699Josh PlowmanOne appliance from Truro with five firefighters responded to this incident. On arrival the crew discovered a single vehicle had left the carriageway. Firefighters provided first aid to a casualty and made the scene safe.]]>Tue, 7 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTCar Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37697Janice JamesAt 02.54, Critical Control received several calls to reports of a vehicle on fire. Fire crews from Bodmin Community Fire Station were mobilised to the incident. On arrival, it was found that one vehicle was well alight. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and using two hosereels extinguished the fire, which had spread to another vehicle parked close by. The fire is believed to be suspected arson and the incident has been left with the police who is liaising with the owners of the vehicles. ]]>Tue, 7 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTUpdatehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37690Helen KnightThere are no new incidents to report at this time. ]]>Fri, 3 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In the Openhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37695Josh PlowmanOne appliance from Newquay with five firefighters attended a call to a fire in this area. The crew discovered a fire involving a small tree that was out on arrival. This incident was classed as arson suspected. You can call 0800 3581 999 (Freephone) for 24 hour fire safety advice provided by Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service. If you have any information about a suspicious fire, call Crimestoppers or Devon and Cornwall Police on 101.]]>Mon, 6 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In the Openhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37696Josh PlowmanOne appliance from Wadebridge with six firefighters responded to a bonfire that had spread to a nearby cliff. The crew discovered an area of undergrowth on fire measuring 8m x 10m and proceeded to extinguish it using a knapsack sprayer, a drag fork and a beater.]]>Mon, 6 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTGorse Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37693Jenna GendallFive firefighters on one appliance from Tolvaddon attended a call to two areas of fire near the reservoir. Crews used two beaters and water to extinguish the two fires measuring 5 x 3 metres. Devon and Cornwall Police have been informed of this incident. ]]>Sun, 5 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTPerson Locked Inhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37692Jenna GendallFive firefighters on one appliance from Perranporth attended a call to a child who had become locked in their bedroom. Firefighters used a triple extension ladder to access the child and release the stuck lock. ]]>Sat, 4 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTDishwasher Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37691Jenna GendallThree appliances from St Ives and Hayle attended a call to a dishwasher that had caught fire. The fire was in a ground floor utility of a three storey building measuring 20 x 40 metres. Firefighters reported that the utility was heavily smoke logged and crews used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a carbon dioxide extinguisher on the fire. There are no more details available on this incident. ]]>Sat, 4 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTDerelict Building Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37689John RickardThe Critical Control Centre received a 999 call this evening reporting a derelict building on fire in Webber Street, Falmouth. Immediately two appliances from Falmouth Fire Station and an officer were mobilized. Crews gained access to the property and located a fire in the rear of the building. Using a hosereel jet, two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire. The incident has been handed over to Devon and Cornwall Police for further investigations.]]>Wed, 1 May 2019 23:00:00 GMTChimney Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37688Josh PlowmanOne appliance from Wadebridge with six firefighters attended a reported chimney fire at the above location. The crew discovered a chimney fire in an AGA and proceeded to extinguish it using a stirrup pump and chimney rods.]]>Sun, 28 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTChimney Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37687Janice JamesCritical Control received an emergency call to a property with their chimney on fire. Fire crews from Penzance Community Fire Station were mobilised to deal with the incident. Crews quickly extinguished the fire using a stirrup pump and chimney rods.]]>Sat, 27 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collision, Trappedhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37686Katherine TakelOne appliance from Bodmin along with the Rescue Tender attended a road traffic collision with two people trapped. Firefighters used crash rescue equipment to assist in the release of the casualties. Police and Ambulance were also in attendance.]]>Sat, 27 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTGarden Shed Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37685Maggie MooreOne appliance from Falmouth Fire Station and one from Truro Fire Station attended this incident. On arrival one garden shed was found to be well alight the crew used two breathing apparatus and one hosereel to extinguish the fire. There are no further details for this incident.]]>Fri, 26 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTResidential Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37684Adam OliverAt 20:13, the Critical Control Centre received a 999 call informing them of a fire at an address in Chapel Street, Newlyn. Two appliances from Penzance Community Fire Station were immediately mobilised with a wholetime officer also sent to the scene for additional support. On arrival, crews discovered a small fire in the bathroom of the address. Wearing breathing apparatus, crews used a bucket of water to extinguish the fire and used a thermal imaging camera and small gear to monitor hotspots. No further update on this incident is available. ]]>Fri, 26 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTSmoke From Flathttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37683Mark PhilpottAt 1532 Critical Control received a 999 call stating that there was a strong smell of smoke from a third floor flat. Two appliances from Penzance & one appliance from St Just along with two flexi duty officers were mobilised. Crews used 2 breathing apparatus and a 135 ladder to confirm a cooker had been left on in the flat. That is all the information we have at this time. ]]>Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collision, Persons Trappedhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37682Mark PhilpottAt 12.48 Critical Control received a 999 call stating a car had left the road with persons trapped inside. Two crews from Bodmin were mobilised along with a wholetime officer. On arrival crews confirmed 1 person trapped and used crash rescue equipment to release the casualty. The casualty was left in the care of ambulance crews who were also in attendance. This is currently all the information we have.]]>Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37681Janice JamesAt 08.39 Critical Control received several calls to a property fire. Fire Crews from Falmouth and Tolvaddon Community Fire Stations were mobilised to the incident along with two Fire Officers. Due to the number of calls and information given to Critical Control, a further fire appliance was sent from Falmouth, making a total of three appliances with 16 Firefighters. The fire was involving the roof space where fire crews removed the roof tiles to tackle the fire using two hosereels and two triple extension ladders. The fire was confirmed as accidental and the property was made safe and handed back to the occupier.]]>Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTPerson Trappedhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37680Mark PhilpottAt 0850 Critical Control received a 999 call stating that a person was trapped by his hand in a piece of machinery. Appliances from Callington, Liskeard & the Rescue Tender from Bodmin were mobilised. On the crews arrival it was confirmed the person had been released. The crews administered first aid until the arrival of the ambulance crews. ]]>Wed, 24 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTResidential Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37679Tom MorcomAfter receiving a 999 call at 12:05, the Critical Control Centre mobilised two appliances from Penzance, along with two officers. Once on scene, crews requested further assistance be sent and a total of four appliances attended from Penzance, St Just and St Ives. Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used hosereel jets to extinguish the blaze. Two crews are remaining on scene using thermal imaging cameras to monitor hotspots. An investigation into the cause of the fire will take place shortly. No further updates on this incident are available.]]>Tue, 23 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTRubbish Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37676Josh PlowmanOne appliance from St Ives with a crew of six attended a report of a fire at this location. The crew discovered a small rubbish fire which they proceeded to extinguish using a hose reel jet. This incident was classed as accidental and confined.]]>Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In the Openhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37677Josh PlowmanOne appliance from Helston Community Fire Station responded to this incident. On arrival, the crew discovered a small fire in woodland which they proceeded to extinguish using a hose reel jet.]]>Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTNo Further Incidents of Notehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37643Adam OliverUpdates will be posted, as and when incidents of note occur. Please follow the link below for guidance on how to teach children to be safe with fire.]]>Fri, 5 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTGorse Fireshttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37675Jenna GendallOne appliance from St Austell was mobilised to a fire involving trees, gorse and some undergrowth. On arrival to scene a request for a second appliance was made for water. The fire covered a front of 100 metres and crews used hose reels and water back packs on the fire. At 18:54 crews had four hose reels and beaters in use on the fire front which was now 150 metres long, good progress was being made however a second fire was identified and a request for 'make pumps four' was made. The additional appliances were mobilised to separate locations. At 19:32 it was confirmed that the fires were under control and no further resources were required to attend. At 19:52 it was confirmed that all fire were extinguished, using a water shuttle from a hydrant crews remained on scene for some time cooling hot spots and damping down. This fire was confirmed as arson and Devon and Cornwall Police have been informed of the details.]]>Sun, 21 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTProperty Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37673Jed StoneFire crews from Tolvaddon and Hayle fire stations are now dealing with a property fire. The size of the property is approximately 20 meters by 15 meters. At this time firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are using two hose reels to tackle the fire.]]>Sun, 21 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTPerson Trapped By Stair Lifthttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37674Jenna GendallFive firefighters on one appliance from Penzance attended a call to a casualty who had become trapped under a stair lift. Crews used oxygen and assisted Paramedics with casualty care and removal of the casualty from under the stair lift. ]]>Sun, 21 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTVehicle In Precarious Positionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37672Josh PlowmanA crew from Perranporth with six firefighters attended this incident. On arrival, they discovered the car was balanced over a wall with the occupant stuck inside. Firefighters used a winch to recover the car to a safe position and the occupant was released unharmed.]]>Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In the Openhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37671Josh PlowmanOne appliance from St Austell with six firefighters attended a small fire in a woodland area. The crew extinguished the 5m x 5m fire using beaters.]]>Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTBarn Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37669Josh PlowmanTwo appliances from Lostwithiel and Bodmin and a wholetime officer were mobilised to this incident. On arrival crews discovered a barn measuring 6 metres by 8 metres to be well alight along with 20 metres of hedge row and requested the attendance of a water carrier, which came from Liskeard. Firefighters used two sets of breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.]]>Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In the Openhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37668Josh PlowmanOne appliance from Penzance with 6 firefighters attended a fire in the open in Ludgvan. On arrival the crew discovered an area of gorse on fire with a 100 metre front. The crew requested extra resources to attend this incident. These came from Penzance and St Ives. Two main jets and beaters were used to extinguish the fire.]]>Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTField Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37670Tom MorcomThe Critical Control Centre received a total of 28 calls to a fire in the open in Perranporth. An appliance from Perranporth Community Fire Station used beaters to tackle the fire, which was covering an area of 10 squared metres. The fire was extinguished before it had the chance to spread and no further resources were required. Follow the link below for information on wild fires and what to do should you wish to have a controlled burn. ]]>Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTFence On Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37665Josh PlowmanOne appliance from St Austell with five firefighters attended a call to garden fence on fire. One hose reel jet was used to extinguish the arson suspected fire. Details have been passed to Devon & Cornwall Police.]]>Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTDomestic Floodinghttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37666Josh PlowmanOne appliance from Tolvaddon with five firefighters attended a call to a flooded property where water was affecting the electrics. The crew isolated the electrics and offered safety advice to the occupant.]]>Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTGorse Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37663Maggie MooreTwo appliances from St Asutell Community Fire Station attended this incident. Approximately three hectare of gorse were on fire and firefighters used beaters to extinguish the fire. The cause is believed to be arson and the Police have been informed.]]>Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTChimney Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37664Maggie MooreA pub was evacuated whilst firefighters from Bodmin Community Fire Station dealt with a difficult chimney fire. The crew used one hosereel, thermal image camera and a triple extension ladder. After some considerable time and a lot of cutting away, it was discovered that the fire had spread to an adjacent blocked off chimney and into a cob wall. The cause of the fire was accidental.]]>Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTPerson Rescue From Skate Parkhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37662Jenna GendallFive firefighters on one appliance from Newquay attended to a request from Ambulance to help rescue a casualty from a skate park. Crews used a stretcher to recover the casualty from the park. ]]>Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTResidential Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37661Laura HeskethAt 09.15 The Critical Control Centre received a call to say that a window frame had caught on fire and was soldering Two Crews from Penznace community Fire Station and a Wholetime officer were mobilised to this incident crews used hose reels to extinguish the fire. ]]>Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTGorse Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37660Tom MorcomStarting shortly before midnight, the Critical Control Centre received numerous calls to a gorse fire at Bodmin Moor. Resources from Bodmin and an officer were initially mobilised. On arrival, further resources were requested to deal with a mile long fire front. Additional resources attended from Lostwithiel and Launceston. Shortly afterwards, further calls were received to the Bolventor area with reports of a further fire were developing. Initial appliances attending were from Callington and Launceston, along with an officer. It was quickly established that further resources were required to deal with 4 fire fronts spread over a distance of 2 miles. Additional resources from Wadebridge and Lostwithiel were mobilised, along with several other resources to deal with the fire. During this period, a further fire was reported in the Dozmary Pool/Draynes Valley area. One appliance from St Austell and resources from St Dennis attended. A command point has been set up on Bodmin Moor as resources continue to deal with numerous fires. Throughout the night, Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service resources from many stations have been hard at work. Stations include Bodmin, Launceston, Callington, St Austell, St Dennis, Delabole, Wadebridge, St Just and Lostwithiel as well as 5 officers. Over 80 personnel remain committed at this time. The Police are also in attendance. *Update at 0530 HRS* Police are requesting the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the police on 101, quoting log 71 of 18/04/19. To report a fire, dial 999 immediately and ask for the Fire Service. *Update at 0640 HRS* Firefighters are defensively monitoring the area for any further hotspots. Resources are now starting to leave the scene.]]>Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37659Ian OliverOn receipt of this call one appliance and the rescue tender from Bodmin as well as a wholetime officer attended. On arrival it was a confirmed collision between a car and a van. One person was confirmed trapped, crews worked with attending ambulance crews to release the casualty using crash rescue equipment. Devon & Cornwall Police are in attendance. The A38 is closed at this time.]]>Mon, 15 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTFirehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37657Adam OliverOne appliance from Falmouth Community Fire Station responded to this incident. On arrival a shed fire was discovered. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. This incident has been classed as accidental. ]]>Sun, 14 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTGorse Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37656Andy TaylorFire crews from Launceston, Delabole and Callington are in attendance at a gorse fire, near to the A395 at Laneast Downs. Firefighters are fighting the fire, which is spread across about thirty hectares of gorse. ]]>Sat, 13 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In the Openhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37654Andy TaylorAt 2245hrs, the first of many 999 calls were received by Critical Control reporting a large fire on the moor. Fire crews from Bodmin and Launceston were mobilised. The fire was located on Maiden Tor and was burning on two fronts, about one mile in length. There are no properties in the vicinity of the fire and the fire crews are monitoring its progress. ]]>Fri, 12 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTCaravan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37655Andy TaylorTwo appliances from Tolvaddon attended a call to a caravan fire in the Poldice valley tonight. On arrival the caravan was burnt out but flames from the blaze had spread to a nearby hillside. Firefighters allowed the flames to burn to a natural break.]]>Fri, 12 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTResidential Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37652Andy TaylorAt 20,30 the Critical Control Centre received multiple calls to a house on fire on Tintagel Road, Boscastle. Four appliances from Delabole, Wadebridge Bodmin and Bude community Fire Stations were mobilised. Upon arrival the crews confirmed the building was well alight one person is being treated by ambulance service for smoke inhalation. The fire is being fanned by high winds this has led to a partial roof collapse. Crews are fighting the fire and trying to stop spread to neighbouring properties and extinguish the fire. Update: 23:05. Two appliances will remain on scene and a fire investigation will take place in daylight hours. ]]>Fri, 12 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTBeach Huts On Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37653Katherine TakelAn appliance from Bude and a further one from Holsworthy attended a call to beach huts on fire on Summerleaze Beach tonight. On arrival the crew confirmed that three huts were well alight and used breathing apparatus and hose reels to extinguish the blaze. The beach huts were destroyed in the fire and the cause is believed to be arson, with Police in attendance.]]>Fri, 12 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTBuilding Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37651Andy TaylorThe Critical Control Centre received an emergency call at 14:45 to a small fire at the rear of an address in North Quay in Padstow. They initially mobilised a major pumping appliance and a 4 x 4 from Padstow. After receiving several more calls and being informed the fire was spreading, a further 2 appliances from Wadebridge and St Columb were mobilised along with a wholetime officer. Once arriving on scene, our crews requested further assistance. In total, appliances from Padstow, Wadebridge, St Columb, Bodmin, Launceston, St Austell, Newquay and St Dennis attended this incident along with 5 wholetime officers. Fire crews used breathing apparatus, a main jet and a hose reel jet to tackle the fire, with assistance from an Ariel Ladder Platform. The fire had spread to the roof of a public house, measuring 25 metres by 50 metres and consisting of three floors. The incident has now been scaled back. Crews are remaining on scene to damp down and monitor. Update: 19:55 Two appliance will remain on scene for a further 30 minutes to monitor for hotspots before leaving the incident ground. Update 2230hrs: All fire crews have left the scene. A fire investigation team will return tomorrow morning to continue their investigations. ]]>Fri, 12 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTUpdatehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37650Mark PhilpottThere have been no incidents of note to report. ]]>Fri, 12 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTEntry Gained To House To Assist Ambulancehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37649Andy TaylorFirefighters from Bude Community Fire Station attended a property to gain entry to allow ambulance personnel to see to a casualty. ]]>Thu, 11 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTCaravan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37648Mark PhilpottAt 2340 critical control received a call stating a caravan was on fire. Two appliances from Tolvaddon were mobilised as well as a whole time flexi officer. On arrival crews stated the caravan was well alight and the fire had spread. Crews used two breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and a thermal image camera to extinguish the fire. This is all the information we currently have. ]]>Thu, 11 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTTractor Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37646Megan VigoAt 11:44 this morning the Critical Control Centre received an emergency call regarding a tractor on fire. Appliances from Looe and Polruan were mobilised to the incident. On arrival crews discovered one tractor, well alight. Firefighters are using 4 Breathing Apparatus and two Hose Reel Jets. Polruan are providing a water shuttle and crews are damping down.]]>Sun, 7 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTGarage Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37645Janice JamesCritical Control received a call at 05.01 where there was smoke in the roof space of the building. Fire crews from Callington and Launceston Community Fire Stations and an Officer attended the incident. On arrival it was found there was a small fire in the roof space of the garage which crews using a thermal imaging camera and a Co2 extinguisher extinguished the fire. ]]>Sun, 7 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTSingle Vehicle Road Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37644Tom MorcomOur crews attended a road traffic collision in Leedstown after receiving a call at 12:21. No further updates available. ]]>Sat, 6 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTVan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37642Andy TaylorOne fire appliance from Tolvaddon Community Fire Station attended reports of a van on fire near the Library. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hosereels to extinguish the blazing van. Arson is suspected and Devon & Cornwall Police have been informed. If anyone knows who is responsible for starting this fire, they are asked to dial 101 quoting log number 953 of 05/04/2019]]>Fri, 5 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTFlooding Inside Propertyhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37641Andy TaylorOne fire appliance from Penzance Community Fire Station attended a report of flooing inside a property. Firefighters quickly isolated the leak and ensured the scene was safe.]]>Fri, 5 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTCar Overturned - Person Trappedhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37640Andy TaylorFire appliances from Mevagissey and St Austell attended a car that had overturned with a person trapped inside. The firefighters were quickly able to release the casualty, who was left in care of the ambulance service. Police were also in attendance. If further details are required, please contact Devon & Cornwall Police. ]]>Fri, 5 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37639Andy TaylorFire appliances from Launceston and Callington, along with a rescue tender from Bodmin were mobilised to a road traffic collision involving several vehicles possibly with people trapped. The fire crew from Launceston quickly established that everyone was out of the vehicles and they assisted by giving first aid to a casualty and making the scene safe. Ambulance and Police also attended. If further details are required, please contact Devon & Cornwall Police.]]>Fri, 5 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTGrass Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37638Jenna GendallSix firefighters on one appliance from Wadebridge attended a call to an area of Pampas grass on fire measuring 3 x 3 metres. Firefighters used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. ]]>Wed, 3 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTFire In Chip Panhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37637Jenna GendallTwo appliances from Falmouth attended a call to a chip fryer fire in a restaurant in a three storey building with flats above. The fire in the industrial fat fryer which staff members had put a fire blanket on to the fryer before evacuating the building which prevented the fire from escalation. Firefighters entered the building wearing two breathing apparatus and used a foam extinguisher on the fire. Due to the nature of the incident, Firefighters remained on scene monitoring the temperature of the fryer with a thermal imaging camera before leaving scene.]]>Wed, 3 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTTwo Vehicle Road Traffic Accidenthttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37636Jenna GendallAppliances from Helston, Hayle and a Rescue Tender from Tolvaddon attended a call to a two vehicle road traffic accident. Firefighters assisted Ambulance crews assisted Ambulance Paramedics with casualty care. Two casualties were being cared for in their vehicle, although they were not physically trapped. Once the two casualties had been assessed by Paramedics. Once assessed the casualties were removed from the vehicles. Firefighters made the vehicles safe before leaving scene. ]]>Wed, 3 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTCaravan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37635Adam OliverTwo appliances from Truro Community Fire Station responded to this incident. On arrival a caravan fire was discovered. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus sets used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. Arson is suspected and Devon and Cornwall Police are on scene. ]]>Tue, 2 Apr 2019 23:00:00 GMTGorse Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37633Maggie MooreCritical Control received several repeat calls to this incident. One appliance from Launceston Community Fire Station attended this incident and on arrival requested a second appliance to assist. A 660m area of gorse was well alight and they used hosereels and beaters to extinguish the fire. ]]>Sun, 31 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37632Maggie MooreAt 1204hrs a road traffic collision was reported to Critical Control by Ambulance requesting Fire Service attendance. One appliance from Truro Community Fire Station, the Rescue Tender from Tolvaddon Commnunity Fire Station and a Flexi Duty Officer were immediately mobilised. The incident involved three vehicles with one 84yr old male trapped. The crew used crash rescue equipment to extricate the casualty and handed him over to the care of ambulance personnel. Police were also in attendance.]]>Sun, 31 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTPerson Rescuehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37631John RickardAt 00:35 a crew from Truro Fire Station, Water Rescue Technicians from Falmouth Fire Station and a Technical Rescue Officer assisted the Police to rescue a female who had become stuck down a steep bank near to Tesco in Truro. The female was rescued and left in the care of Devon and Cornwall Police.]]>Sun, 31 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37630Megan VigoAt 00:43 this morning an appliance and a Rescue Tender were mobilised from Bodmin, along with an appliance from St Dennis, to a road traffic collision on the A30. On arrival, a three vehicle road traffic collision was discovered. Firefighters released one person from a vehicle and left the incident in the hands of Devon and Cornwall Police. ]]>Sat, 30 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTCar Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37628Adam OliverOne appliance from Wadebridge and one appliance from Bodmin responded to this incident. On arrival a car fire was discovered. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels jets to extinguish the fire.]]>Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTVan Firehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37627Adam OliverOne appliance from Delabole responded to this incident. On arrival a van fire was discovered. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus sets used two hose reels jets to extinguish the fire. This incident has been classed as accidental. ]]>Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTRoad Traffic Collisionhttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37625Megan VigoAt 20:19 this evening the Critical Control Centre received an emergency call from Ambulance, regarding a Road Traffic Collision. One appliance from Liskeard, Saltash and the Rescue Tender from Bodmin were mobilised to the incident. On arrival crews discovered a two vehicle road traffic collision, with one person trapped. Crews released one casualty from the vehicle using Crash Rescue Equipment and made both vehicles safe. Both Police and Ambulance were also in attendance. ]]>Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTCar Into Hedgehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37624Jenna GendallSix firefighters on one appliance from St Ives attended a call to a car which had driven into a wall. Firefighters carried out scene safety. The incident was left in the hands of Police officers. ]]>Sun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTUpdatehttps://db.cornwall.gov.uk/fbnews/info/details.asp?id=37629Helen KnightThere have currently been no incidents to report.]]>Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT