Ledgeview Fire Departments stress heating safety as frigid temperatures return

  • Source: WLUK TV Fox 11
  • Published: 12/15/2016 07:37 PM

In these freezing temperatures many people use their fireplaces to keep warm. However, if people don't clean their fireplaces, it could start a fire. On Thursday, firefighters weren't just battling fires, they were also battling frigid temperatures. "He had wood burning in two chimneys with metal flues and it just got too hot, probably burnt some creosote on the inside and then started up the outside of the chimney,” said Ledgeview Fire Chief, Tom Guns.


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