Four people rescued after Launceston Arms 'explosion'

Launceston Arms Image copyright PAUL HIDER
Image caption Four people were trapped in a flat above the Launceston Arms after what Cornwall Fire and Rescue described as an explosion

Four people have been rescued from a flat above a pub in Cornwall after reports of an explosion.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service were called to the Launceston Arms in Exeter Street, Launceston when the alarm was raised just before 17:00 BST.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus went into the building to rescue those trapped inside.

No one is is thought to have been hurt and the cause of the explosion is not yet known.

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