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Warning Out Over Chimney Fires Near Dorchester

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10:47am 21st September 2012

"Clean your chimneys before lighting your fire" - that's the latest warning from Dorset Fire and Rescue.

2 properties suffered severe fire damage following chimney fires earlier this week; one thatched roof was completely destroyed.

With the colder weather rolling in and more people reaching to turn their fires back on, Fire chiefs are calling on people to make sure their chimney passage is clear before lighting up!

Dorset Fire and Rescue Station Officer Steve Underhill says safety in the home is vital and we must be careful - click below to hear more.

 

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