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Incident - Chimney Fire

Date: 06/02/2018
Time: 20:58
Location: Dunster Steep, Dunster
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

One appliance from Minehead was mobilised following a report to the Fire Service Control Room of a chimney fire involving a woodburner at the above address.

On arrival at the scene, the Officer in Charge of the appliance requested the attendance of an additional appliance confirming that a fire was involving a woodburner with a wooden beam above also involved. A second appliance from Minehead was mobilised.

Update 21:29

Crew have confirmed a fire within a oak beam and woodburning stove in the ground floor kitchen of a two storey property. The woodburning stove has been removed to open air and they are at work with one hose reel, chimney gear, a thermal image camera and small tools.

Update 21:33

Crew are now removing plaster from the wall to help with the removal of the oak beam.


The fire has now been extinguished, area cleaned and the chimney brest shored up using building timber.  

 These are the final details.

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