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How to light a coal fire

Updated: Jun 14






While you probably know how to build a fire with firewood, you may find it a little challenging to light a coal fire. Here are some tips for lighting a coal fire:


· Always start with a clean fire grate.

· Place two firelighters in the middle of the grate.

· Build a small tower with the kindling around the firelighters and light the firelighters.

· Fill the gaps with more kindling.

· Immediately throw a generous amount of solid fuel into the fire, so it covers the kindling and firelighters.

· Close the door and adjust the air controls to the required level.

· No flames should be drawn up the chimney but the window should appear to be filled with flames.

· DO NOT reduce the air flow to the point where the fire is being hampered.

· And now, the most important bit, pour a cup of tea, sit back in your favourite chair and get cosy.



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