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Rede: Three fire crews and extra appliances attend thatched property with chimney fire in Rede

22:24 14 January 2014

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A chimney fire at a property in Rede was dealt with by several fire appliances this evening.

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The incident at a thatched property in The Green was attended by a crew from Wickhambrook and two from Bury St Edmunds along with the Aerial Platform Ladder and a support pump from Ipswich East.

Crews arrived at 7.48 to find the fire confined to a flue in an non-thatched area of the property.

The APL was not required and the crews used chimney rods, a thermal imaging camera and a 13.5m ladder to tackle the fire.

Firefighters remained at the scene until the fire was brought under control at 8.17.

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