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Man sustains ‘serious burns' at St Ives restaurant fire

14 August 2020 by

A 32-year-old man sustained serious burns and was airlifted to hospital yesterday following a kitchen fire at the Balcony Bar and Kitchen in St Ives, Cornwall.

The man's injuries are not believed life-threatening and the fire is not being treated as suspicious.

Reported at 3.20pm yesterday, services responded to reports of a fire at a commercial premises on Wharf Road. On arrival an industrial fryer unit was discovered. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet and thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire.

Police and the ambulance service were also in attendance.

Photo: Shutterstock

TagsFire and St Ives
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