Fire crews are battling a large house fire this evening with the building said to be "well alight".

Six fire engines are currently at the scene of the blaze in Trelawney Road, Camborne.

Firefighters from Tolvaddon, Hayle, Penzance, Falmouth and Helston are all in attendance, with two whole time officers also on scene.

A Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "The two-storey detached property is well alight.

"Crews, wearing breathing apparatus, are using hose reel jets to extinguish the fire."

The fire service added that this is all the information available at the time.