A chimney sweep in Walsden has heroically saved an Owl after it became stuck for three days in a chimney. The owl, named Olly, was rescued by Pete Duffy after answering an emergency call.
A kind hearted Chimney sweep from Amblecote is donating 20% of all his earnings between now and the end of February after reading about a young child who has been stricken by a rare illness that affects only 1 in 25,000 people.
South Yorkshire Fire fighters have urged home owners to have their chimneys swept in order to reduce the amount of fires they are called out to after the latest figures show a high risk of chimney fires in the New Year.
57 chimney fires have been announced by Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service during the last 12 months, 18 of which took place during December.
It has been discovered that even a small blockage in a chimney can cause a fire and the importance of having your chimney swept should not be overlooked. Andy Tucker, Risk Manager at the Service highlights the risk of the lives of everyone living in the house when using an un-swept open fire.
A Stourbridge-based firm is warning people not to forget about fire safety this festive season, Wilkins Chimney Sweep is advising customers to get a regular sweep to avoid a potentially fatal chimney fire.
After being approached by a number of his customers about whether he knew of a reputable chimney sweep, tree surgeon Rob Drinkwater, realised that there was a gap in the chimney sweep market in his area and opted to switch trades.