Firefighters tackle Somercotes chimney blaze

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Firefighters from Alfreton were called out to a chimney fire in Somercotes this morning.

The incident took place at around 11.30 on Lower Somercotes but there were no injuries.

The crew used chimney gear, hoses and a backpack to extinguish the fire and spent some time afterwards checking adjacent properties with shared roof spaces.