Get your chimney checked Shropshire firefighters urge

Reporter:

Emily Davies

Firefighters in Shropshire are urging homeowners to ensure their chimneys are swept.

It follows a series of fires in the first few days of 2018.

A spokesperson for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Our advice is to have your chimney swept regularly, at least once a year.

“Your chimney must be kept clean to prevent fires and structural damage to your property. Always use seasoned wood.”

Email:

emily.davies@nwn.co.uk

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