Newquay's derelict Cedars Hotel on fire

Newquay fire Firefighters tackle the blaze as smoke pours from the derelict hotel

About 30 people were evacuated from their homes in Newquay after fire broke out at a nearby derelict hotel.

Fire crews were sent to the four storey former Cedars hotel in the Mount Wise area at about 16:30 GMT.

Police said residents were being looked by the Red Cross in a local rest centre and would be allowed to return home at 22:30 GMT.

There have been no reports of injuries and the cause of the fire is being investigated, police said.

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