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Firefighters rescue cat stuck up a chimney in Lincoln

Firefighters rescued a cat stuck up a chimney breast in Lincoln.

The North Hykeham crew was called to Mill Lane on Tuesday, July 22, at around 9.10pm.

The cat that went missing around a week ago and was discovered stuck up a chimney breast.

Firefighters had to drop the length of the chimney with a 13.5m ladder and removed brickwork using small tools in order to free the cat.

The cat has been reunited with its owners on Tuesday night.

Joanne Booth, a neighbour who observed the rescue operation, said: “They really worked hard to find it. I was very impressed.”