By David Meyer
A northern Door County fire chief says this is the time of year to clean out your chimney to avoid a home fire. But, proper chimney maintenance is something that tends to be overlooked. The recent house fire in Sturgeon Bay has sparked some conversation about the importance of chimney sweeping. Chris Hecht, Fire Chief of Sister Bay and Liberty Grove, speaks to the importance of having a clean chimney.
Hecht encourages a yearly checkup on all aspects of your home heating system. This will lead to improved safety for you and your neighbors.