Soot build-up blamed for chimney fire in Swaby

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue. ANL-171114-082754001
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue. ANL-171114-082754001

A build-up of soot has been blamed for a chimney fire in Swaby.

Firefighters from Alford were called to North Lane just after 9pm last night.‏

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue tweeted it was extinguished using chimney gear, a 9m ladder, roof ladder and one hosereel.

The cause was given as a build-up of soot within chimney.