Devon and Cornwall Police and Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service attended an address following a report of a fire at a residential property in Bridge Road Illogan Redruth.
The fire spread to a number of adjacent properties which were also evacuated. Although South West Ambulance Service attended, there are no reports of any casualties.
A 32 year old male was arrested for arson in connection with this incident and has taken to Camborne Police Station.
The police are treating the fire as suspicious and will be working with Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service to investigate the cause.
Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News