10:13 informative message - fire in chimney is being attacked from the log burner on the ground floor. Log burner has been emptied of its contents. 1 thermal imaging camera in use.
10:20 assistance message - request that an aerial ladder platform attends this incident
10:57 informative message - Swithland road has been closed off due to the aerial ladder platform being set up. Aerial ladder platform being got to work to assess the fire from the chimney. 1 main line hose supplying the ALP and working at height equipment currently in use.
11:22 informative message - chimney fire now being attacked from the chimney pot using the aerial ladder platform
11:25 stop message - fire now extinguished from the chimney pot using the aerial ladder platform.
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