A worker has suffered serious head injuries in an explosion at a farm near Porthcurno.

Emergency services attended the farm at the top of Porthcurno this morning after reports of an explosion.

Police attended the incident along with the ambulance service and the coastguard helicopter.

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police were informed at around 10.30am this morning of an incident at a farm near Porthcurno.

"A worker was taken to hospital via air ambulance with serious head injuries after what appears to have been the result of an object combusting.

"Enquiries are being conducted into the circumstances of the incident. The Health and Safety Executive is being informed."