Crews battle chimney fire in Brookfield

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BROOKFIELD (WITI) — Brookfield fire officials on Tuesday morning, May 28th responded to a house fire at 20270 W. North Ave.

Additional units were asked to respond to this fire due to the volume of fire and difficult access to the fire area.

The fire was brought under control in approximately 30 minutes.

Officials say the fire caused damage to the chimney chase, and attic.

Fire and smoke damage is estimated at $50,000.

Officials believe this fire originated in the chimney chute.