Chimney Fires Are Preventable!

  • Start your fire small and towards the back of your fireplace
    using dried pine cones/ needles or kindling

  • Burn only dry pine or hard wood

  • Never burn treated lumber or coal

  • Avoid burning large amounts of paper, such as junk mail

  • Clean the cooled ash from your fireplace regularly

  • Keep the hearth clear of flammables, and a fire
    extinguisher nearby

  • Have your chimney swept & inspected regularly
Alpine Chimney Sweep's Tips for
Clean, Efficient and Safe Burning