Crews deal with chimney fire in York

Firefighters dealt with a chimney fire at a home in York today.

Kingswood Grove in York. Pic: Google.

Staff from the York and Huntington stations were called to the fire on Kingswood Grove shortly before 12.40pm.

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A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said the cause was believed to be an accumulation of soot in the chimney from a wood burning stove.

The crews used a ladder, hose reel, thermal imaging camera and small tools to tackle the fire.