Monthly Archives: September 2016

  • Chimney Fire Safety Week

    chimneyfireweekChimney Fire Safety Week, which started this week, provides a timely reminder to make sure your chimney is ready for the winter .

    The Office of National Statistics refers to a chimney fire as any fire in an occupied building where the fire was confined within the chimney structure. In the year 2013-2014 there were just 7,700, a decline of 18% (9,400) from the year previous. This decline is a positive step and proves how increased awareness of the causes of chimney fires can prevent major damage to homes, especially since the sales and installations of stoves and log burners has increased over the last few years.

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