Chimney Fire – contained

When the fire is contained within the chimney or flue code as incident type 114 – Chimney or flue fire (confined).

Note: Chimney fires that extend into the structure are structure fires 111 – Building Fire (or maybe 112 – Fire in a Structure other than a Building) … only code a chimney fire for if the fire was confined to the chimney, without extension.

Note: Chimney fires that remain in the chimney are confined fires and confined fires typically require less documentation. See how to code a confined fire

When dealing with a structure fire, document as such (with fire and structure modules) and with the equipment being involved in ignition as the chimney or flue equipment.

Last Updated on April 20, 2023