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Firefighters tackle Camborne chimney fires

By WBJLock  |  Posted: January 07, 2014

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Firefighters from Camborne attended reports of a series of woodburner chimney fires last night.

Fire crews were called to Illogan Downs and then Noonvares Lane near Leedstown.

On arrival at Illogan Downs at 8.40pm, firefighters used a hose and pump to extinguish a blaze in the chimney of a woodburner.

But on arrival at the reported second blaze at Noonvares Lane at 9.50pm,the fire at already been extinguished.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue service has since issued a warning following the fires. Residents are urged to make sure their chimney is swept out in order to prevent a fire.

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