Fire Departments Urge Getting Chimneys Inspected

Updated: May 25, 2021

Fireplace with classic white mantle surround in den with bookcases and dark grey walls.

Every type of fireplace, whether wood-burning, pellet, coal, or gas, should be inspected annually. It isn't just residue or soot buildup that can cause problems, but cracks that can let in water, gaps that can

capture toxic or flammable fumes, and more.

Areas Of Greatest Concern