Fire crews issue warning after chimney fire in Branch Bank, Prickwillow

Fire crews issue warning after chimney fire in Branch Bank, Prickwillow

Fire crews issue warning after chimney fire in Branch Bank, Prickwillow - Credit: Archant

Fire crews issued a warning after they were called to a chimney fire in Branch Bank, Prickwillow on Christmas Eve.

Firefighters from Soham and Sutton arrived to find a fire in the chimney of a house at around 7.39pm. They extinguished it using a hose reel.

A fire service spokesman said: “Please ensure that you get your chimney swept and brickwork inspected at least once a year.

“This will help to prevent a chimney fire.”

The crews returned to their stations by 9.30pm.