FIRE appliances from Chulmleigh and Witheridge fought a chimney fire in a Chawleigh property with a thatched roof on Saturday. They found the fire involved a Rayburn and used a 13.5m ladder, two hose reel jets, chimney gear and safety harnesses to put it

FIRE appliances from Chulmleigh and Witheridge fought a chimney fire in a Chawleigh property with a thatched roof on Saturday.They found the fire involved a Rayburn and used a 13.5m ladder, two hose reel jets, chimney gear and safety harnesses to put it out.A thermal imaging camera was used to identify fire spread around the chimney and some thatch was stripped.The Chulmleigh crew returned to the scene later to make sure that the fire had been ssafely extinguished.