Definition of firebox
1 : a chamber (as of a furnace or steam boiler) that contains a fire
2 : a box containing an apparatus for transmitting an alarm to a fire station
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Getting heat evenly from the firebox to the other side of the cooker is a challenge, especially when meat is in there, blocking airflow.
Periodically somebody would reach into a firebox whose interior looked like a medieval painting of hell and fill a scuttle with coals to set under one of the three stainless-steel grills.
Another option to consider is fireplace inserts – self-contained units that are designed to fit within the firebox of a standard built-in fireplace.
Weekly During heavy periods of use, clean the wood-burning firebox.
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