Firefighters called to Penzance house filling with smoke
12:00pm Thursday 21st February 2013 in News
Firefighters were called out to a house in Penzance on Wednesday after reports it was filling with smoke.
Two appliances with ten firefighters were mobilised to Laregan Hill, Penzance at 1.14pm.
A fire service spokesman said: "The property was evacuated and on crews arrival there was concerns that there was a fire in some wood joists where some workmen had been working.
"The fire in the roof of a bay window had been extinguished by the builders using a fire extinguisher.
"Fire crews used small tools to cut away at the joists and a thermal imaging to ensure that the fire was completely out."