FIRE crews tackled another Chimney fire near Frome yesterday (January 5).

Two fire engines from Frome attended the incident in Laverton at 8.10pm.

There was also a chimney fire in Whately, near Frome yesterday.

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The fire in Laverton was extinguished by 9.27pm.

A spokesperson for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said: "The chimney fire within the dwelling was confined to the chimney itself. Crews were trying to gain access from the hearth.

"External areas were also investigated in order to work from the roof.

"Small tools and chimney gear was in use.

"A thermal imaging gear was also in use to check the base and the roof."