A statement from Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue said that the incident was reported at 3.41pm, and the fire resulted in smoke damage to the living room. There were no reported injuries.
The fire itself was contained to the chimney breast, and it was extinguished by the firefighters using “chimney gear and small tools”.
Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue’s statement added that the fire was caused by a “build up of soot”.
Visit www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/home-fire-safety/chimney-safety for information of chimney safety.