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Chimmey-for-wood-stoves, to make the most of your wood burning stove ensure you are using quality wood fuel maintain your appliance and chimney. "to make the most of your wood burning stove ensure you are using quality wood fuel maintain your appliance and chimney regularly and check you are using your appliance in accordance with the, when used properly a wood burning stove can be the main source of heat for a home it will continue working even if the power goes out during a storm because a stove needs a way to vent the heat. "we typically respond to four or five chimney and wood stove fires every season " he said "just last week there was a chimney fire in canterbury where there was so much creosote built up it was, prevention is key when it comes to fire safety with fireplaces and wood stoves so that's why it's so important to get annual inspections before regular use regular cleanings done by a chimney sweep.

Printup said the fire was called in at 3:25 p m and crews worked quickly to contain the fire to the chimney and wood stove within 45 minutes the house was safe printup said the family a mother, whitman - a fire started in a wood stove in whitman on saturday night leading to a blaze that caused $40 000 and forced the man living there to seek shelter with relatives whitman firefighters.

For homes that use an open fireplace or a wood burning or pellet stove for heat it's time to get the chimney swept ideally it's best to have this done in the warmer months to avoid delays in the, weare fire officials said a house fire was caused by a wood stove that was improperly installed and had insufficient clearances around it fire crews were called just after 10 a m friday for a chimney.

A family of five plus two dogs were displaced from their home friday west of durango where a wood burning stove caught the roof on fire the fire started where the chimney meets the roof she said, "it's pretty rare to hear that somebody has a chimney fire with a new epa certified stove you have to have a lot of variables going against you " high efficiency wood stoves are one option they have. A reader is intending to fit a wood burning stove but has been told to line his chimney chartered surveyor john conlin explains why your friends are correct the combustion fumes from enclosed