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Incident - Chimney Fire

Date: 07/02/2018
Time: 15:50
Location: Mashford Avenue, Dartmouth
Area: Western
County: Devon

The Fire Service received a call reporting a chimney fire at the above location.  One fire appliance from Dartmouth attended.

Fire crews confirmed a chimney fire involving a wood burning stove.  The fire was extinguished by fire crews using chimney gear and a thermal image camera.  Fire crews removed the wood burner to enable them to rod the chimney and then accessed the chimney from the roof using short extension ladder, roof ladder and safety at height equipment.  The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

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