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Firefighters tackle chimney fire near Tewkesbury

By EchoLauraC  |  Posted: November 06, 2012

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Firefighters spent two hours tackling a chimney fire near Tewkesbury this afternoon.

Two crews were called to the village of Twyning at 2.15pm after reports of a blaze at the private property.

One fire engine from Tewkesbury was called, but called for back up from another crew.

A spokesman for Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Eight firefighters attended and extinguished the chimney fire using safe working at height equipment and chimney rods.

"The crews spent a total of two hours at the scene."

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