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Understanding Chimney Fires: Essential Facts for Fairfax County Residents

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Schedule Appointment Understanding Chimney Fires: Essential Facts for Fairfax County Residents Chimney fires are a significant concern for homeowners, especially those living in the colder regions where fireplaces are frequently used. Despite the cozy warmth they provide, fireplaces can pose a significant fire hazard if not properly maintained. This article seeks to provide Fairfax County residents with essential facts about chimney fires, their causes, preventive measures, and what to do if one occurs. Understanding Chimney Fires A chimney fire occurs when the accumulated soot, creosote, or other debris in the chimney catches fire. These fires can range from slow-burning, unnoticed…

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