Firefighters from Honiton were called to a small chimney fire at a thatched property. Two fire appliances attended the incident at Beaumont Cottages in Gittisham, at 11.27am, today (Wednesday). Crews found a fire in the hearth of a property, which involved a birds best. The thatch was not affected. Chimney gear, a hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera were used to extinguish the fire.