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Ixworth: Crews tackle chimney blaze

14:46 14 January 2013

Six fire crews are at the scene

Six fire crews are at the scene


FIRE crews have tackled a chimney blaze at a house in a west Suffolk village. The blaze was at a home in Chalk Lane in Ixworth, near Bury St Edmunds, and fire crews were called at 1.30pm.


The crew from Ixworth fire station was at the scene within minutes and the flames were under control by 2.05pm.



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