Chimney fire – Stilton - Huntingdonshire

At 9.13pm on Friday (1) one crew from Yaxley and one crew from Stanground were called to a fire on High Street in Stilton.

Firefighters arrived to find a chimney on fire at a hotel. The crews extinguished the fire and checked the flue using the Multistar aerial platform. They returned to their stations by 12.20am.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

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