Recent Examples of fireplace from the Web
Four people died in the Donnelly house fire, believed to have been ignited by a propane fireplace.
Idaho State Fire Marshal Knute Sandahl on Saturday told the Statesman that a propane fireplace in the large cabin could be the cause of the fire.
The stone-set fireplace extends the length of the almost 13-foot ceilings and highlights the room’s grandeur.
Good thing there's a game room and a family room complete with fireplace, soaring ceilings and views of the pool, bay and wildlife.
Walkenhorst recommends that homeowners examine the environment in which the pet lives, to anticipate fire hazards such as candles, stovetops, space heaters, fireplaces and frayed wires chewed by puppies.
Inside, the home features five bedrooms, two of which are considered masters; five bathrooms and one half-bathroom; and two fireplaces.
Some may be obvious to the veteran baby-proofers — the open fireplace, the handful of coins in arms reach.
The living room's fireplace and floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking the beach, provide a serene atmosphere that sets the tone for the entire house.
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First Known Use of fireplace
FIREPLACE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fireplace for English Language Learners
: a specially built place in a room where a fire can be built
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Definition of fireplace for Students
: a structure with a hearth on which an open fire can be built (as for heating)
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