FIREFIGHTERS tackled a chimney fire at a property near Taunton last night (February 1). 

Crews attended the fire which broke out in Langport Road in Wrantage at 6.30pm. 

On arrival Taunton firefighters crews got to work immediately removing the stove from the fire place and extinguishing the fire within the flue with the use of chimney gear.

Once the crew had fully extinguished the fire and ensured the property was made safe the care of the property was handed back over to the occupants.