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Monday, February 18, 2013

Franklin, Chimney Fire 02-17-13

Early-afternoon Franklin fire was dispatched to 112 Lebanon Rd, w/MA for a reported chimney fire with possible extension. Upon arrival a light smoke condition was found in the building. After investigation crews  found the fire was contained to the chimney. They cleared out a bucket of burned creosote, then ran the chains in the flue. The FMO investigated the incident.

 Inspecting the flue
 Running the chains
The bucket of burning creosote