Boarding school evacuated after Truro fire

First published in Cornwall

Boarding pupils at Truro School were evacuated on Thursday evening after a fire in a deep fat frier.

Two fire appliances from Truro Community Fire Station were called out to the fire in a kitchen.

With firefighters wearing breathing apparatus using one hosereel, foam and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire by just after 6pm.

The firefighters remained on scene for a further one hour and no one was injured in the fire.

Everything was reported to be back to normal on Friday, with meals are being prepared and served as usual.



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