Firefighters were called out to Sancturary Lane in Helston yesterday fatre reports of a smell of burning at a bungalow.

Eight firefighters from Helston and six from Mullion were called to the property at 3.30pm and found the living room of the property was full of smoke.

A fire service spokesman said that firefighters entered the property using two breathing apparatus and used a hose reelto extinguisha small fire in the living room involving plastic video cases.

Once the fire had been extinguished crews used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear the smoke from the property.