Chimney fire tackled in north Suffolk

FIREFIGHTERS from Southwold spent more than 45 minutes tackling a chimney fire in Blythburgh.

A crew from Southwold station were called out at 11.54am yesterday (Sunday) to Priory Road, Blythburgh following reports of the chimney blaze.

A Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: 'On attendance the crew found a domestic chimney to be well alight and used small tools to extinguish, the loft area was also checked for and spread.'

The scene was cleared by 12.40pm.

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