Chimney blaze at Axminster

Fire crews from Axminster called to the scene.

Fire crews attended a chimney fire in Cuckholds, Axminster at the weekend.

The small fire on Sunday, at 6.32am, involved a wooden lintel in the fireplace and crews used small tools and a thermal imaging camera to assess the fire.

They also had to cut away the defective flue and fire plate.

Chimney gear and a stirrup pump were used to extinguish the fire.

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