Barn on fire near St Columb in Cornwall
Date of alert:
Thursday, 12 May 2022
Devon & Cornwall Police
A large barn is currently on fire in the St Columb area of Cornwall.
At just after 1pm this afternoon (Thursday, May 12) Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that several fire engines and crews had been mobilised to the fire.
An hour later a spokesperson confirmed that crews were making good progress with what they termed a "large industrial fire".
The barn is 20x40 metres large and it sits on a farm between the A39 Trekenning Roundabout and Roche Cross.
Videos shared online show plumes of thick black smoke pouring out of a farm complex.
Firefighters are using ground monitors to help them tackle the fire.
Police officers and paramedics are also on the scene.