Fire fighters tackle chimney fire at Clawton

15:19 28 January 2013

Crews used a range of equipment to put out the fire involving a wood burner.

FIRE crews from Holsworthy were called to a chimney fire involving a wood burner at a farm in the Clawton area on Sunday.

Fire fighters arrived at the property at 3.20pm and used chimney equipment, a thermal imaging camera, a short extension ladder and a low pressure hose reel jet on the fire.

Later, crews also opted to use a 13.5m ladder and safety at height equipment to extinguish the blaze.


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