Newquay's derelict Cedars Hotel on fire

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Newquay fire
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Firefighters tackle the blaze as smoke pours from the derelict hotel

About 30 people were evacuated from their homes in Newquay after fire broke out at a nearby derelict hotel.

Fire crews were sent to the four storey former Cedars hotel in the Mount Wise area at about 16:30 GMT.

Police said residents were being looked by the Red Cross in a local rest centre and would be allowed to return home at 22:30 GMT.

There have been no reports of injuries and the cause of the fire is being investigated, police said.

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