Time Incident Posted: 10:20

Incident Date: 24/11/2019

Incident Location: Fosseway Syston

Incident Number: 18121

Incident Type: Chimney Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:40

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Birstall attended

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Chimney fire , believed to be caused by debris falling down chimney. Fire Service removed gas fire from fire place to enable access.
STOP confirmed, buckets of debris and birds nest removed from chimney. Fire extinguished.

Updated Incident Information:

Public Statement Issued: As it turns colder during the winter months and gas/coal fires, central heating systems, etc are being turned on/ignited, stay safe in you home.
Make sure your boiler is serviced and your chimneys checked and swept in order to prevent any safety issues


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