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1. Does your home have a fireplace?
2. If your home does have a fireplace, do you use it?
3. A suspected burglar who attempted to enter a California home through the chimney died on Saturday after the homeowner lit a fire without realizing anyone was inside. The man appeared to have climbed into the chimney during the night while the owner was away and then became stuck, according to the Fresno County Sheriff's Office. After the owner of the home in Huron lit a fire in his fireplace Saturday afternoon, he heard a man yelling inside the chimney as the house filled with smoke. The homeowner tried to extinguish the flames, but firefighters who dismantled the chimney during a rescue effort found the suspect dead inside. If your home does have a fireplace, whether you use it or not, has anything ever been stuck in the chimney?
4. If your home does not have a fireplace, do you wish it did have one?
12/04/2015 Living 1959 36 By: sarahzahm