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Firefighters tackle shed blaze in Warfield

Published: 25 Feb 2014 17:250 comments

Firefighters were called to a shed blaze in Warfield this afternoon after the flue pipe of a wood burner caught fire.

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Crews from Wokingham Road, Reading, and Wokingham were called to the incident in Lynwood Chase at about 1.30pm.

The flue pipe of an internal wood burner had caught fire after touching the burner, allowing the flames to travel through the pipe and outside.

The flames reached a shed and despite the house owner's best efforts of hosing the fire, the shed suffered serious smoke damage.

Firefighters spent about an hour putting the fire out before ensuring the wood burner was safe.

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