Advice issued after chimney fires in Peterborough and Whittlesey

The region's fire service has issued advice after two chimney fires on the same day.

Monday, 18th December 2017, 1:42 pm
Updated Monday, 18th December 2017, 1:46 pm
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Yesterday (Sunday, December 17) a crew from Dogsthorpe was called at 10.15am to Glinton Road, Helpston.

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Then at 5.57pm, a crew from Whittlesey attended St Mary’s Street in Whittlesey.

Both fires were caused accidentally.

A fire service spokesman said: “Please ensure that you get your chimney swept and brick work inspected at least once a year. This will help to prevent a chimney fire.”