Chimney fire tackled

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house in a Suffolk village after a fire broke out in the chimney.

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house in a Suffolk village after a fire broke out in the chimney.

The incident happened in Shelton Hill, Stradbroke, at around 9.40pm yesterday.

Firefighters tried tackling the blaze from the ground, but called for the help of a turntable ladder because of difficulty getting to the flames.

The blaze was brought under control at around 11.53pm and no-one is believed to have been hurt.