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Arson suspected as Cornish farm fire destroys tractors
Updated 12:19pm Thursday 24th April 2014 in News
Police have been called in to investigate a fire at a Cornish farm that destroyed a tractor and other vehicles.
Arson is suspected after the blaze took hold at Werrington, Launceston in the early hours of this morning.
A Fire & Rescue spokesman said they received a call saying that several vehicles were alight and both appliances from Launceston were mobilised just before 2am.
A further appliance from Callington was requested due to the scale of the fire, with crews facing several vehicles alight, including a tractor, in separate locations.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus were committed and the fires were extinguished using high pressure hosereels, main jets and a foam jet.
As arson was suspected, Devon & Cornwall Police were called in and a fire investigation involving Cornwall Fire & Rescue and police was due to take place this morning.
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