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Forward Twp. chimney fire tamed

Four volunteer fire departments, including, Adams Twp, Evans City, Harmony, and Cranberry respond to a chimney fire in Forward Township on Glenwood Ave on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. Forward Township Chief, Matt Otto, said the homeowner acted smartly and closed the dampers on the wood stove stopping the fire and preventing further damage to the structure. Cary Shaffer/Butler Eagle

FORWARD TWP — Four fire departments responded to a chimney fire at 120 Glenwood Avenue on Tuesday.

According to Evans City Volunteer Fire Department chief Matt Otto, the homeowner was alerted to the fire when he heard “popping” sounds coming from his wood stove.

“Luckily, the homeowner was there,” Otto said. “He was able to close all the vents.”

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