Fire crews extinguish out-of-control blazing chimney

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Firefighters armed with a hose reel jet extinguished a chimney fire at a home in Barlow.

The fire was discovered at a home on OxtonRakes about 6.30pm, on Sunday, March 16.

Firefighters used a nine metre ladder, a fire crawler and a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze.

The property was made safe by about 7.25pm and safety advice was given to the occupants and smoke alarms were fitted.