Chimney fire in Rotherham sparks safety adviceÂ

Firefighters attended a chimney fire in Rotherham in the early hours of this morning.

Sunday, 23rd December 2018, 10:59 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 3:57 pm
Aldwarke Lane, Rotherham. Picture: Google Maps

A crew was called to Aldwarke Lane, in the town, at around 4.30am.

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Aldwarke Lane, Rotherham. Picture: Google Maps

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They quickly extinguished the blaze and no-one was injured.

The incident has prompted South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue to remind anyone with an open fire, log burner or wood burning stove to get their chimney swept at least once a year.