Three fire appliances have been called to a tackle a Chimney fire in the village of Brightstone on the Isle of Wight this evening.
Two fire crews from Newport a third from Freshwster were mobilsed just after 6pm on Tuesday evening to a property in Chilton Lane in village.
Crews remain at the property tackling a fire that has broken out in the flue and spread into the wall cavity.
A number of crew were committed in breathing appurtus into the property after the home owner was alerted to a working smoke alarm fitted in the property.
Due to the actions of crews first on scene they managed to stop. The spread of the fire.
Firefighters are using chimney gear, a hose reel and hand tools to tackle the blaze a thermal imaging camera is also being used to assist with firefighting
A spokesman for the Hampshire fire and rescue service said crews were mobilsed to a the Chimney fire at 6.18pm.
We have sent three appliances two from Newport and a further appliance has been sent from Freshwater.
We remain at the property carrying out fire fighting activities.
More to follow