Suffolk: Firefighters tackle chimney blazes

FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a series of chimney blazes.

A crew from Hadleigh were called to Siam Hall in nearby Boxford around 4pm this afternoon.

They discovered a chimney well alight and firefighters from Sudbury were asked to assist.

They used thermal imaging equipment, a hose reel and chimney rods to extinguish the blaze by 5.15pm.

At just before 6.30pm a crew from Hadleigh were called to another chimney fire in Boxford.

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Firefighters were called to Stone Street and found a small blaze in a wood burner.

It was extinguished by 7.10pm.

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At just after 7pm tonight a crew from Stradbroke were called to Thorpe Hall Cottages, Hall Lane, Horham.

The firefighters used rods and a stirrup pump to extinguish the blaze by 7.30pm.

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