Chimney fire - Leverington - Fenland

At 1.45pm on Friday (23) one crew from Wisbech was called to a fire on Sunnyside in Leverington.

Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire in the chimney of a two-storey detached house. They extinguished the fire and also provided the owners of the property with a home fire safety check.

The crews returned to their station by 2.55pm.

A fire service spoksman said: “Please ensure that you get your chimney swept and brickwork inspected at least once a year. This will help to prevent a chimney fire.”