Busy weekend for chimney fire call outs


- Credit: Archant

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service attended 12 incidents forcewide this weekend.

FIRE CREWS were called out to 12 chimney fires across Devon and Somerset on Saturday and Sunday, with two in North Devon.

On Saturday, crews from Barnstaple attended a property in Northleigh Hill near Goodleigh at around 7.35pm.

They used small tools and chimney gear to extinguish the fire.

On Sunday, at around 7.05pm, a fire engine from Chulmleigh was called to reports of a chimney fire at a house in High Bickington.

Crews confirmed the fire, involving a wood burning stove, was well alight and used a hose reel jet to extinguish it.

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