'Tis the season for chimney fires

PUBLISHED: 11:34 30 December 2008 | UPDATED: 14:48 20 April 2010

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to three chimney fires on Sunday, December 28.

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to three chimney fires on Sunday, December 28. Crews tackled a fire at Lyme Road, in Uplyme, at 10.30am, using chimney gear and the thermal imaging camera. Then at 10.49am, firefighters from Axminster and Honiton were called out to a property in Dalwood after a thatched roof caught fire, involving the flue of a woodburning stove. A small fire in an oak chimney beam was reported at a property in Church Road, Whimple, at 7.33pm. Crew members used small tools and chimney gear to remove the burning sections. The area was made safe before firefighters left the scene.

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