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Fire service warning after four chimney fires in one afternoon
9:19am Monday 10th February 2014 in News
Firefighters are warning people to check their chimneys and have them cleaned after four incidents in one afternoon.
Pumping appliances from Redruth, Truro and Perranporth attended a chimney fire on Mile Hill, Porthtowan where smoke was also coming through the roof. Crews used a Stirrup Pump and Rods to extinguish the fire.
A crew from Launceston attended a chimney fire in a domestic property in Fivelanes, Launceston, while a crew from Delabole attended a chimney fire in Michaelstow, St Tudy. The fourth fire was at a property near Blunts, Saltash, with one pumping appliance from Saltash attending.