Chimney fire - Whittlesey - Fenland

On Sunday (17) at 5.57pm, one crew from Whittlesey was called to a chimney fire on St Mary’s Street, Whittlesey.

Using specialist equipment and a hose reel, firefighters extinguished the fire.

The crew returned to their station by 7.15pm

The cause of the fire was accidental.

A fire service spokesman said: "Please ensure that you get your chimney swept and brick work inspected at least once a year. This will help to prevent a chimney fire."