It’s a been a busy day for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service with a flat fire in which a woman was injured, a tractor and bailer fire and a BBQ left burning overnight at a tourist hotspot.

A 53-year-old woman was left with burns to her hands and suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire started accidentally, spread throughout the property in Par.

Two appliances from St Austell Fire Station and a Flexi Duty Officer attended the incident in Par.

Fire at Kynance CoveFire at Kynance Cove (Image: Helston Fire Station)

The fire occurred in the bedroom of a flat, the crews used one hose reel jet and one jet to extinguish the fire which happened at around lunchtime today.

A spokesperson for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: “First aid was given by the crew to a 53 year old female occupant suffering from burns to the hand and smoke inhalation.

“The fire is accidental and spread.”

Then at 2.41pm today at Laity, Wendron two appliances from Helston and Falmouth attended a call to a tractor and bailer on fire in a hay field.

Smoke from the fire could be seen from HelstonSmoke from the fire could be seen from Helston (Image: Kate Lockett)

The machinery was well alight by the time the crews arrived. Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet on the fire, beaters were used to stop progression of fire in the field. A triple extension ladder and three ceiling hooks were also used to help with the extinguishing of the blaze. Smoke from the fire could be seen from Helston.

Earlier this morning crews from Helston and Mullion Community Fire Station were mobilised to a BBQ/open fire at Kynance Cove car park, which it suspected to be burning since last night.

One hose reel extended to 60 metres used and 1 TIC used to check for hotspots.

Helston Fire Station said: “Please ensure you only have BBQ’s in safe areas and stay with them until they’re completely out.”