Beacon Hose contains chimney fire

Beacon Hose Company No. 1 firefighters work on the scene of a small chimney fire at a home on Skokorat Road in Beacon Falls Sunday morning. –CONTRIBUTED

Beacon Hose Company No. 1 firefighters work on the scene of a small chimney fire at a home on Skokorat Road in Beacon Falls Sunday morning. –CONTRIBUTED

BEACON FALLS — Firefighters contained a chimney fire at a home on Skokorat Road Sunday morning.

Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Fire Chief Jim Trzaski arrived on the scene first and assessed the situation before sending a crew on to the roof, the company reported on its Facebook page. Firefighters gained access to the flues and worked to break through the obstructions in the chimney to extinguish the fire.

The fire was contained to the chimney and did not spread to the house.