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Chimney fire - no smoke alarms

Gainsford End Road, Toppesford
17/03/2018 @ 16:48
Incident Number: 73961
In attendance: 1 x Halstead


Crews were called to a chimney fire at a property in Gainsford End Road, Toppesford, this evening (Saturday 17 March).

On arrival firefighters reported that the fire was well developed within the chimney and used chimney tools to extinguish it by 5.45pm. 

Firefighters stayed on at the property to fit two smoke alarms, as there were none present. 

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service wants every home in Essex to have a working smoke alarm. We provide and fit smoke alarms completely FREE of charge. Simply book a home safety visit and we'll do the rest. Call: 0300 303 0088 or book online: www.essex-fire.gov.uk/book 

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