Chimney Fire Safety

Would you know if you had a chimney fire?

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service have produced a leaflet for the safe use of chimneys, open fires and stoves.

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During 2015/16 Cornwall firefighters tackled 124 chimney fires.  Most chimney fires are preventable and regular inspection and cleaning of chimney flues will help prevent fires within chimneys.

The leaflet provides guidance on:

  • Would you know if you had a chimney fire?
  • Preventing a chimney fire
  • What to do if you have a chimney fire
  • After a chimney fire
  • Open fires and stoves
  • Carbon Monoxide poisoning

Download our Chimney Fire Safety leaflet

For more information please see our chimney fires web page.