FIREFIGHTERS from Whitchurch have tackled a chimney fire in Prees Heath.

The fire was reported to Shropshire Fire and Rescue at 3.15 on Friday, January 17.

One engine from Whitchurch was dispatched and fire crews used chimney rods and a stirrup pump to tackle the fire.

The fire, which was in the chimney above a log burning stove, was extinguished shortly before 4pm.