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.