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Crews called to Penrose Estate as gorse fire breaks out: Arson suspected
8:50am Tuesday 24th September 2013 in News
A 50 square metre gorse fire at the Penrose Estate, Helston yesterday evening saw eleven firefighters called out to beat back the flames.
The crew on two appliances and the water carrier, all from Helston Community Fire Station, were called to the grounds of Penrose Estate just after 7pm.
A spokesman said that firefighters used a hosereel and two jets to extinguish the fire, which was approximately 50 square metres in the trees and undergrowth.
The cause of the fire is believed to be arson.
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