Three more chimney fires over Easter

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Firefighters faced another ten chimney fires across the county over the past four days, including three in the Horsham district.

The emergency service was called out to a house in Bushfield, Plaistow, at around 6.40pm on Saturday (March 30).

Specialist chimney equipment and a thermal imaging camera were used.

Yesterday (Monday April 1) firefighters were called to a home in Woodfield Road, Rudgwick, around lunchtime and a house in Vale Drive, Horsham, a couple of hours later.

At the latter incident a triple extension ladder and a roof ladder were used.

Other chimney fires were dealt with at Turners Hill, Sharpthorne, Lancing, Foxhill, East Wittering, Bosham and East Grinstead.