Kent residents urged to check chimneys following recent fires
A CHIMNEY alight was extinguished by Ashford firefighters yesterday afternoon.
Crews were called to Bull Lane, Bethersden, at about 3.30pm. The job was completed by 4.30pm.
A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue said: "Chimney fires are a real issue this time of the year.
"There were about 10 reporter across the county yesterday, this is a busy time of the year.
"We'd like to remind people to get them swept and the flues checked."