chimney fire

Chimney fire warning as temperatures drop

Authored by Mary

As temperatures drop, homeowners in the South West are being urged to keep their chimneys in check to prevent the devastating impact of a house fire and safeguard their home, belongings and families.

As the pandemic means many people are spending more time at home, specialist insurer of rural, thatched and listed homes NFU Mutual is concerned that the additional heating needed could...

Make sure your chimneys are safe before lighting fires

Authored by News Desk

With more cold weather predicted over the next few days, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service remind you to make sure your chimneys are safe and secure as possible, especially when lighting up fires that haven't been used for a while.

This advice comes after fourteen chimney fires have taken place in Devon and Somerset over the last week.

Fire Investigation Officer,...

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