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Poslingford: Firefighters tackle chimney blaze

PUBLISHED: 17:42 18 January 2014 | UPDATED: 17:42 18 January 2014

Chimney fire near Clare

Chimney fire near Clare

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Firefighters have stopped a chimney fire from getting out of control in Poslingford, near Clare.

One crew from Long Melford was called to the Street at about 11.19am.

Firefighters discovered a chimney fire involving a wood burner.

Small gear was used to fight the blaze and this incident was under control by 12.42pm.

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