Chimney fire in Dunston

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Firefighters from Metheringham attended a call to a chimney fire today (Thursday).

The incident was reported at 12.30pm according to a fire service spokesman, at a property on Front Street, Dunston.

The crew extinguished the fire using chimney gear, a thermal imaging camera and a hose reel.

The cause was believed to be accidental and no-one was hurt.