FIREFIGHTERS spent 30 minutes tackling a chimney fire in a Cotswold village.

A crew from Chipping Campden were called just before 7.15pm last night to Broad Marston Lane, Mickleton, to reports of a chimney fire.

Due to increased popularity of solid fuel heating, Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service attends a significant number of chimney fires every year.

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