Arson suspected in Lizard gorse fires

Thursday 28th February 2019 08:06 GMT

Arson is suspected as the cause of a series of fires at The Lizard.

Firefighters from Mullion, Falmouth, Tolvaddon, St Keverne, Helston and St Dennis were called to several gorse blazes on Monday afternoon.

A Cornwall Fire and Rescue service spokesperson said: “The cause is believed to be arson and the police have been informed.”

Crews from Mullion, Helston and St Keverne returned to extinguish further blazes on Goonhilly Downs on Tuesday evening.

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