Firefighters tackle Looe laundry fire at elderly homes

Cornwall fire service vehicle
Image caption The cause of the fire is being investigated

A fire has broken out at a residential complex for elderly people in Cornwall.

The alarm was raised at about 15:30 BST and crews from across Cornwall were sent to the fire in Barbican Road, Looe.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said crews contained the blaze to a launderette at the single-storey complex of 11 self-contained flats.

Residents were moved to safety and no-one was injured. An investigation into the blaze has begun.

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