Firefighters deal with chimney fire in Carperby

Firefighters attended a chimney fire in Mian Street, Carperby, yesterday.

Cres from Leyburn and Reeth were called to the incident just before 6pm.T

The blaze was confided to the chimney of a detached two-storey stone farmhouse.

The cause was believed to be a birds nest in the chimney.

Crew used working at height equipment, chimney kit,  roof ladder, a nine-metre ladder and a hose reel jet to extinguish.