What are the best rules for Fireplace Safety?

Fireplace Safety:
  • Don't burn trash, smoke and ashes can be toxic

  • Don't use charcoal lighter of kerosene to light your fires, could flame up

  • Use a spark screen while burning, and a grate to lay your wood on

  • Be sure the damper is open before lighting your fire.

  • Never leave small children in a room with a fire.

  • Never leave your home while the fire is burning or go to bed.

  • Make sure furniture or anything combustible is not to close to the fireplace, that includes Christmas trees

  • Check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms annually.

  • Have a fire escape plan 
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