Chimney & Fireplaces/fire bricks

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Hi there
Our fire[lace has an insert that we use exc;usive;y in winter to heat the house but today one of the bricks in the back has cracked and fallen in. Is this dangerous?

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Hello Jon, the bricks are there for a reason and with out them the stove may not have the proper clearance to combustibles and can warp the stove's metal and crack it, the owners manual should have part numbers or take a good one to your local wood stove store, you might be able to find replacements on line but not sure.
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James

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James Ball

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I am a chimney sweep with over 22 years of experience, CSIA certified and member of the NCSG, I can answer questions about smoky fire places, wood stoves, and heating units (boiler and furnace chimneys) do you need a relining? A cap? And much more

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