Firefighters were called out to a large barn fire near Tresillian today.

Five pumps and two water carriers were initially called out to the barn, approx 20 x 15m in size.

In total nine crews were needed to bring it under control.

Crews from Truro, St Austell, Helston, Wadebridge, Falmouth, Perranporth and St Dennis were called out, with a total of six breathing apparatus in use alongside main jets and hose reel jets.
The fire was confirmed as accidental after a fire investigation today.

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