Family wake to home full of smoke as Wells fire service called out

By Tim Lethaby

24th Jan 2022 | Local News

File photo
File photo

Wells fire service were out earlier today (January 23)

Fire control received a call from a member of the public who had woken up to a house filled with smoke in Coxley at just before 9 am.

An engine from Wells attended the incident and requested support from an officer.

On arrival crews were able to confirm there was a small fire involving a beam of the chimney as a result of a wood burner used the evening prior.

Crews got to work with chimney gear, small tools, water to cool the area and a thermal imaging camera was used to check all floors and the adjoining property for hot spots.

No one was hurt in the incident.


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