Chimney fire prevention. This is just one reason why it is so important to have your chimney swept ahead of the burn season and to have a bird cowl fitted to your chimney pot.
Started out as a normal sweep up into an open fire flue via a soot hatch in the register plate soon to become a birds nest disaster. This is when your chimney sweep really earns their money and how their work really does prevent catastrophic home safety events from occurring.
The burner fire box whilst tackling the disused nest. Full of nest debris believed from Jackdaws.
The end result after sweeping. Clear flue with no debris interfering with the opening of the stove flue. Ready to light a fire.