Cornwall fire: Crews still tackling blaze at village property 12 hours after blaze started

Firefighters are still tackling a property fire in Cornwall this morning after the large blaze broke out last night.

Crews across the county were called to an address on Dunder’s Hill in Trebetherick at 7.07pm on Friday January 21 following reports of a property fire.

An update from the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service at 3.15am this morning confirmed they were making ‘steady progress’ but the main water jets are still in use.

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Video taken from the scene shows about four fire engines present.

A tweet from the Wadebridge Community Fire Station asked drivers to approach with caution while the incident is in progress.

The post read: “Multiple teams are attending a property fire on Dunder’s Hill in Trebetherick.

“Please approach the area with caution.”

A Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Critical Control has received multiple calls that there is a fire at a residential property in the Polzeath area. County crews are attending the incident and progressing steadily. Main jets and hose reel jets are still in use. Updates will be posted as we receive them.”

In an update posted just before 7am on Saturday morning, they added: “Good progress has been made. The incident will be reduced by 7am to two main pumping devices.

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