Firefighters called to wood burner blaze in St Paul's Lane in Cheltenham
Firefighters were called to St Paul's Lane in Cheltenham today after a wood burner caught alight.
Crews were called out just before midday.
Watch Commander Chandler said: "Once in attendance the crews were confronted with a wood burner and surrounding materials alight in the living room.
"The crews used a hosereel to deal with the small fire, which was luckily contained within the fire place area.
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"Although this fire was only small it had the potential to escalate due to flammable materials around the wood burner and no working smoke alarms in the property."
For more information on how to keep your home safe visit www.glosfire.gov.uk/your_safety.html.