Crews were rushed to Ilton last night after reports of a chimney fire.

One fire engine from Ilminster was sent to the scene of the fire in Cospe Lane, Ilton shortly after 9pm last night (January 19).

On arrival, crews confirmed the chimney fire and got to work from the hearth using chimney gear and a thermal imaging camera to check for hot spots within the roof space.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.