Burn dry fire­wood for a clean burn­ing, hot fire

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When wet wood burns it gives off a lot of smoke and steam that will clog your chim­ney with soot par­ti­cles. The soot par­ti­cles build up over time and will ul­ti­mately lead to chim­ney fires. A chim­ney fire takes sec­onds to turn into a fire in the roof of your house which is in­cred­i­bly dan­ger­ous be­cause you might not even re­alise your house is on fire. Be safe this win­ter and make sure you only burn dry wood in your fire­place. If you have a chim­ney fire di­all 111 im­me­di­ately.

WET WOOD: fire­place.

A real no no when it comes to feed­ing your

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