Chimney fire at Axminster

PUBLISHED: 11:42 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:42 22 January 2013

Axminster fire station

Axminster fire station

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Wood burning stove sparks blaze at house in Bonners Drive

Firefighters tackled a chimney blaze at a house in Axminster at around 6pm yesterday evening (Monday).

The incident, at Bonners Drive, involved a wood burning stove.

The crew extinguished the fire using a triple ladder extension, roof ladders, safety-at-height equipment and hose reels, along with a thermal imaging camera.

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