Two car fires in Cornwall overnight
UPDATE: 9.09am: There was a third car fire in St Just this morning at 8.28am.
One appliance from St Just Community Fire Station attended a car fire in Pednandrea which was well alight.
On arrival crews used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
Fire chiefs say the cause of the fire was accidental and confined to the vehicle.
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There were two car fires in Cornwall last night.
The first blaze was in a car on the A391 heading from Boscoppa to Carclaze, near St Austell, at 7.06pm.
Six firefighters from St Austell were scrambled to the incident.
They found the vehicle well alight an arrival and decided to close the road to ensure safety.
Crews used two hose reels and two breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire. Once out the vehicle was cooled by the fire service and made safe so that it could be recovered from the road.
Later, at half past midnight, five firefighters attended a call to a car on fire near the garage on Dracena Avenue in Falmouth.
The fire was out on crews arrival and an investigation found the cause was due to overheating electrics.