Fire service attend Hurstpierpoint chimney fire

Burgess Hill chimney fire. Photo: Burgess Hill fire and rescue crew
Burgess Hill chimney fire. Photo: Burgess Hill fire and rescue crew

The fire service were called to a chimney fire in Hurtspierpoint high street this morning.

One crew from Burgess Hill attended the scene after reports came in at 11.20am today (Wednesday, April 26), a spokesperson said.

An aerial handler was used to remove a ‘dangerous chimney pot’, the spokesperson said.

The crew left at 12.54pm.

The fire is not being treated as suspicious, confirmed the spokesperson.

The fire prompted a warning from the crew for people to have their chimney swept at least twice a year.

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