A LOG burner caused a chimney to catch fire.

Firefighters were called to a property on Dutton Locks shortly after 11.30am on Thursday.

On arrival the crew found that the fire involved a log burner.

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Firefighters used a water backpack and chimney rods to extinguish the fire.

Crews then removed the log burner from the property along with debris.

Firefighters from Runcorn dealt with the incident.