A fire has swept through a bungalow in Coverack on the Lizard Peninsula.
Fire crews from St Keverne and Mullion were scrambled to the detached single storey bungalow on Polcoverack Lane shortly before 03.45am this morning.
Crews spent more than two hours putting out the fire.
They wore breathing apparatus and used two main water jets and a high pressure hose reel.
The fire service is still at the scene dampening down fire hotspots.
An investigation has been launched.