Crews mobilised to chimney fire

Hill Road, Sandford

One crew from Winscombe fire station were mobilised to reports of a chimney fire.

On arrival, firefighters used a stirrup pump, chimney rods and buckets of water to extinguish the fire.

They also used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots.

The cause is thought to be accidental.

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