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How can lighting fireplaces during the holidays be dangerous?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Creosote buildup

Some chimneys will accumulate creosote, a product of wood burning that can clog part of the air column.
Under some conditions the material will catch fire within the chimney & extend to the house. Periodic maintenance will avert this problem.

In brief: Creosote buildup

Some chimneys will accumulate creosote, a product of wood burning that can clog part of the air column.
Under some conditions the material will catch fire within the chimney & extend to the house. Periodic maintenance will avert this problem.
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