AN accidental chimney fire broke out in Wiveliscombe

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue crews were called to Burges Lane to reports of a fire. 

One engine from Wiveliscombe attended around 5pm yesterday (January 29). 

Fire crews confirmed a chimney fire involving an open hearth and got to work extinguishing the fire using chimney gear, a thermal image camera and safety-at-height equipment to remove part of the chimney pot that was in a dangerous position.