29 September 2021

National Chimney Safety Week

This week, the week of 26 September-2 October (the week before Fire Prevention Week), is being observed as National Chimney Safety Week.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, an average of 17,600 chimney fires occurred annually in the United States between 2015 and 2017,. In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that over 500 people die per year due to carbon monoxide poisoning.

Background information:

CSIA: National Chimney Safety Week

Chimney Safety Institute of America


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