Fire Places and Chimneys

  • Use only dried woods and never use flammable liquids to start a fire. Dispose of cool ashes in a covered metal container. Never leave a fire unattended. When burning, keep the damper open, flammable materials away, and the glass door/screen closed.
  • Have chimneys cleaned professionally by a chimney sweep once a year
  • Never burn papers, boxes, or Christmas trees in the fireplace.

For information about Fire Department education programs, please see Safety Education.

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Contact Information

City of Huntington Beach
Fire Department
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-5411
Fax: (714) 374-1551

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