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Cornish Pirates rugby fire: Man in court

  • 6 January 2014
  • From the section Cornwall
Cornish Pirates rugby ground fire
Image caption A large marquee was destroyed at the rugby ground

A man has appeared in court charged over a fire at the Cornish Pirates rugby ground.

Ross Vickers, 21, of The Parade, Mousehole, appeared at Truro magistrates charged with criminal damage and was remanded in custody.

He is due to appear at Truro Crown Court on 28 January.

About 30 firefighters were called to the blaze in the Mennaye Field, Penzance on Friday night which destroyed a marquee.

No-one was injured and the rugby ground's main stand was not damaged.

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