Fire fighters tackle chimney fire in Ilfracombe


- Credit: Archant

Two crews were called to reports of a fire in the area of the war memorial on Tuesday.

TWO fire engines were scrambled to reports of a building on fire in the area of the war memorial in Ilfracombe yesterday (Tues).

Upon arrival, crews discovered the fire involved a chimney of a property in Wilder Road.

They arrived at around 6.30pm and used chimney gear to extinguish the fire in the flue.

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