Date: 19th December, 2021
Description: Fire crews from Sherborne and Yeovil are currently in attendance at a chimney fire in a thatched property in Leigh, near Sherborne. They have requested the assistance of a water carrier and two further pumping appliances. These are on their way from Yeovil, Gillingham and Dorchester.
- If you have an open fire in your thatched property, when the fire is alight, check the loft space occasionally to make sure there is no smoke leaking from cracks, defective brickwork or mortar joints. For more advice visit www.dwfire.org.uk/thatched-properties/ #Thatch #HomeSafety
Location: Batcombe Road, Sherborne, UK