A CHIMNEY fire was dealt with by firefighters in West Somerset last night (January 10).

A crew from Minehead was called to a property in Vicarage Court, Timberscombe, at just after 9pm.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "On arrival, the Incident Commander confirmed that there was a fire in the chimney stack and got crews to work using chimney gear to extinguish the fire.

"Before leaving the incident advice was given to the occupier."