Fire crews fight chimney blaze in Upottery

PUBLISHED: 13:30 12 November 2015


The fire, which started this morning (Thursday), was from a Rayburn.

Fire crews from Honiton were called after a fire broke out in a chimney in Upottery.

The blaze started at 8.20am last Thursday (November 12).

On arrival at the scene, crews confirmed that fire was from a Rayburn, and got to work putting it out with one hose reel and chimney gear.

An additional engine was also requested, and one from Chard was alerted to attend.

By 9.18am, crews had made steady progress, carrying out work with ladders, safe working at height equipment and a hose reel.

The chimey blaze was extinguished by 10.52am.

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