Firefighters tackle chimney fires

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FIREFIGHTERS were called to two different houses to deal with chimney fires which happened just minutes apart last Friday (21 January).

Crews from Whitby and Goathland went to a house in Coach Road, Sleights at just before 10am after receiving reports of a fire, which was out on arrival. They carried out a safety inspection.

And at 10.35am, the Whitby crew dealt with a second chimney fire in the town’s St Peter’s Road.

They used a ladder to access the chimney and used water to put out the fire which is believed to have started due to the owner burning “inappropriate material.”