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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.

Update21:57

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

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