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    Mar 11, 2011, 04:48 AM
    Can I remove a few bricks from the middle of the chimney stack from my fireplace?
    I want to remove the bricks from the part of the stack that is in an upstairs room so I can temporarily feed some ducting into it? I will be removing an area of about a Sq Foot
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    Mar 11, 2011, 05:07 AM

    I assume you never use this for any real fire or heat, it is merely a old unused chimmey
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    Mar 11, 2011, 08:43 AM

    Is this an active chimney?If so the answer is no. Will let fumes from use below into upper area.

    If inactive, would recommend blocking at lower inlet so as it can not be used in future.

    Chuck

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