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Fireplaces and stoves.

Includes solid fuel and gas fireplaces, stoves, dampers, fireboxes and hearths.
(1) The inspector will:
Describe fireplaces and stoves.
Inspect dampers, fireboxes and hearths.
Describe any deficiencies of these systems or components.
(2) The inspector is not required to:
Inspect flues and verify the presence of flue liners beyond what can be safely and readily seen from the roof or the firebox of a stove or fireplace.
Ignite fires in a fireplace or stove.
Determine the adequacy of draft.
Perform a chimney smoke test.
Inspect any solid fuel device being operated at the time of the inspection.
Evaluate the installation or adequacy of fireplace inserts.
Evaluate modifications to a fireplace, stove, or chimney.
Dismantle fireplaces or stoves to inspect fireboxes or remove rain caps to inspect chimney flues.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.280.050 and 18.280.060(6). WSR 09-08-014, § 308-408C-160, filed 3/20/09, effective 4/20/09.]
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