ESFD extinguishes chimney flue fire on Christmas morning
Eureka Springs Fire & EMS responded
to a chimney flue fire on Christmas morning,
finding flames coming from the flue
The property owner had already closed
the damper and removed the burning logs
from the fireplace.
Firefighters utilized a positive pressure
fan and an ABC extinguisher to finish putting
the fire out.
They removed the cap and opened the
top to check for fire extension into the attic
area, with a thermal imager being used
throughout the home to ensure the fire
stopped there. Eleven firefighters responded
to the scene.