By Bhvishya Patel For Mailonline
Published: 19:11 BST, 13 August 2020 | Updated: 19:21 BST, 13 August 2020
A casualty has been left with serious burns after a fire teared through a beachfront bar in Cornwall today.
Emergency services rushed to the tourist hotspot after the blaze started just after 3.20pm at The Balcony Bar and Kitchen in St Ives.
Huge clouds of smoke billowed across the skyline at the waterfront as people frantically tried to escape the scene.
Police have since confirmed one person has sustained 'potentially serious burns'.
The cause of the blaze has not been released, but witnesses confirmed an air ambulance had arrived at the scene and taken the casualty away.
A huge cloud of smoke billowed across the skyline at the waterfront in St Ives after the blaze started at The Balcony Bar and Kitchen
Webcams from the local area show tourists and locals packed onto the beaches around the town, as a large number of emergency service vehicles, including