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Chimney fire – Wistow - Huntingdonshire

At 2.47pm on Wednesday (27) one crew from Ramsey was called to a fire on Harris Lane in Wistow.

Firefighters arrived to find a chimney on fire in a house. The extinguished the fire using rods and used a thermal imagine camera to check the rest of the house for hot spots.

The crews returned to their station by 4.20pm.

A fire service spokesman 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.”