The chimney is no place to get stuck; man lucky to be rescued after falling into flue

We’ve said it before. ¬†It seems to happen every season. Someone assumes that the¬†chimney is easily accessible – a shortcut, if you will, from the exterior to the interior of a home. They learn the hard way. Lacking the mystical powers of Santa, they get stuck. It happens more than you think. In this latest … More The chimney is no place to get stuck; man lucky to be rescued after falling into flue

‘Animal in my fireplace’ and other critter-in-the-chimney encounters

Chimney Safety Institute of America emphasizes the need for chimney caps, where appropriate. Why? It’s all about animal intrusion. The flue is an inviting, cozy environment that may be appealing because it offers refuge, and dry lodging, to the critter. Some crawl in, and some fly in. Homeowners need to know that they aren’t alone … More ‘Animal in my fireplace’ and other critter-in-the-chimney encounters