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Ixworth: Crews called to chimney fire at thatched house

11:42 23 January 2013

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FIRE crews from Ixworth, Ipswich East, Bury St Edmunds, Thetford and Elmswell were called to a chimney fire at a thatched house in Ixworth this morning.

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The incident happened at 9.13am in Nethergate Street in Hopton near Ixworth.

Crews used thermal imaging cameras to check the chimney and set up covering jets and used a turntable ladder to remove the chimney pot.

The incident was brought under control by 10.50am.

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