Bird’s nest catches fire in St Albans home

Firefighters were called to a house in St Albans last night after a bird’s nest that was stuck up the chimney caught fire.

A fire crew from St Albans rushed to Sandpit Lane at 9.30pm.

The large nest became dislodged and fell into the fire.

The homeowner had a fire guard which stopped the flames from spreading but a mirror hanging above was damaged.

Firefighters spent about 45 minutes tackling the blaze.

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9:42pm Tue 20 Nov 12

sweep-me says...

Having your chimney swept regularly is so important, chimney fires can be very dangerous!
Having your chimney swept regularly is so important, chimney fires can be very dangerous! sweep-me
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