Chimney fire breaks out

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A CHIMNEY fire broke out at a semi-detached property.

The incident in Clovelly Road, Northney, Hayling Island, happened at 7.24pm on Saturday.

Fire crews used rods in order to put out the flames, which was caused by a build-up of residue inside the chimney.

The property belonged to a couple and they were given some fire safety advice.

It was recommended that they swept out the chimney more regularly.