Safety first for enjoying your fireplace

Posted at 2:09 PM, Oct 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-22 15:09:42-04

Glenn Simmons with Sleep Easy Chimney Service and Repair stopped by the 41 Action News studio to talk about some things you need to do to make sure your fireplace is safe for the cold months. 

Simmons says it's important to have your chimney checked before starting a fire for the first time this season. He says something as simple as a cracked tile could expose sensitive parts of your house to the fire.

Watch the video above for Simmons's full advice. 



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