Firefighters were called to a chimney fire of a two storey house which had no smoke alarms.

Fire crew from Ongar arrived at the scene on Church Road, Ongar, at 3:22pm today (Tuesday, February 18).

Crews used chimney rods and a stirrup pump to extinguish the fire by 3:51pm.

Firefighters stayed on at the property following the incident to fit smoke alarms.