Crews called to accidental chimney fire

Upper Chalkley Lane, Hawkesbury

Crews from Yate, Kingswood, Bath, Southmead, Avonmouth, Temple and Patchway fire stations were mobilesed to a property fire that started in the chimney. 

One crew from Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance to support crews.

Four firefighters in breathing apparatus used  three high pressure hose reels and two extension ladders use to tackle the fire.

Crews also used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots. 

Three casualties treated by paramedics and conveyed to hospital.

The cause is thought to be accidental.

For more on chimeny fire safety, visit https://avonfire.gov.uk/safety-advice/seasonal-safety/winter/heating-your-home