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Hacheston: Fire crew spends hours quelling chimney fire at property in The Street

PUBLISHED: 20:30 12 January 2014 | UPDATED: 20:30 12 January 2014

Chimney fire in Hacheston

Chimney fire in Hacheston

Archant

A fire crew have spent two and a half hours quelling a chimney fire in Hacheston.

One fire engine from Framlingham was sent to a property in The Street in the village.

They arrived at 4.49pm and found the fire between the brick chimney and a new metal liner was well alight before using chimney rods to bring it under control by 7.16pm.

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