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Arsonists suspected over woodland fire

By Western Morning News  |  Posted: April 02, 2013

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Arsonists are suspected as having set fire to a large area of woodland and scrub between Truro and the village of Idless. Firefighters from Truro and Perranporth were called to the scene at 8.45pm on Sunday after reports that a large blaze had broken out. Crews used hosereels and beaters to extinguish the fire which covered an area 200 metres by 100 metres. A spokesman for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said arson was suspected and Devon and Cornwall Police had been informed.

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