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Firefighters called to tackle Mousehole chimney blaze

By CMJoshBarrie  |  Posted: May 10, 2013

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FIREFIGHTERS were called to a fire on Fore Street in Mousehole last night, after passers by spotted excessive smoke coming from a chimney.

The fire service received the call at around 8.30pm on Thursday May 9 and sent a fire truck to the village home.

Six firefighters used chimney rods and a thermal imaging camera to fight the fire, which was extinguished within half an hour. 

The cause of the fire is unknown.

A spokesman at Penzance Community Fire Station warned people to check their chimneys regularly.

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