Cornwall

Crews tackle Redruth Co-op supermarket fire

Redruth supermarket fire
Image caption The fire badly damaged the supermarket

Firefighters have tackled a fire at a shop in Redruth.

Reports about the fire began coming through to Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service's control room just after 0700 GMT.

The fire, which the service said was well alight when crews arrived, damaged the Co-operative supermarket in Falmouth Road.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus to tackle the blaze, which is being investigated. No-one was injured.

At its height, more than 50 firefighters tackled the blaze which severely damaged the roof and much of the supermarket stock.

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