Sullivan Co. VFD: Have your chimney inspected to prevent tragedy

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Photo courtesy of Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Department via Facebook

Photo courtesy of Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Department via Facebook

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – In a matter of 30 hours, the Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Department responded to three incidents involving defective or dirty chimneys.

Photo courtesy of Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Department via Facebook

In a span of 30 hours, the department responded to 3 incidents involving defective and/or dirty chimneys. Yesterday’s…

Posted by Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday, November 3, 2019
Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Department Facebook

On Saturday, the VFD responded to a fire they say was most likely caused by a defective chimney flue. The damage was described as “devastating,” on the VFD’s Facebook page.

Photo courtesy of Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Department via Facebook

The VFD and the homeowner who lost their home Saturday would like to remind you to have your chimney inspected by an approved contractor on a regular basis to prevent another tragedy from happening, they wrote in the Facebook post.

Photo courtesy of Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Department via Facebook

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