Chimney blaze at village home

Fire crews from Ripon tackled the blaze. (S)
Fire crews from Ripon tackled the blaze. (S)
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FIRE crews from Ripon have tackled a blaze in a chimney at a home in Melmerby.

The fire at the domestic property on Melmerby Green Lane was reported on Monday, April 2, at 6.55pm, with firefighters bringing the blaze under control within 40 minutes.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said no-one was injured in the incident and the cause of the fire was an accumulation of soot.