Fire Service put out chimney blaze in East Hill

Firemen were called to put out a chimney fire near Ottery this morning.

Devon and Somerset Fire Service received a call around 9am from a house in East Hill, and sent an appliance from Ottery St Mary station.

A spokesman said: “Fire crews confirmed one fire small in an exterior chimney flue.

“The fire was extinguished by fire crews using one hose reel jet, one ladder and small tools.”

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