Suffolk: Fire crews tackle chimney blazes

Firefighters have tackled a number of chimney blazes in Suffolk over the last 24 hours.

At 9.46am this morning crews were called to the Street in Witnesham to a blaze which had started in a woodburning stove.

On arrival crews found a chimney severely blocked and well alight.

Crews requested a turn table ladder and are currently using a roof ladder and one hose reel jet to tackle the flames.

At 9.45am today a chimney blaze in Halesworth Road in Chediston was tackled.


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One fire engine from Halesworth attended the incident and the blaze was extinguished at 10.56am.

Meanwhile, a chimney fire at a home in Wades Wood in Woolpit was put out at 9.29pm yesterday evening.

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And a blaze at a home in School Road in Elmswell was extinguished at 4.59pm yesterday.

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