chimney stack


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chimney stack

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(Building) the part of a chimney that rises above the roof of a building
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The chimney stack stood up above the roof like a little stone tower, and the daylight shone down from the top, under the slanting slates that kept out the rain.
On all sides there were waste spaces with only stoves and chimney stacks still standing, and here and there the blackened walls of some brick houses.
The 38-year-old dad who hired the building firm to do work on his home in Skegness, Lincs, says the man even shoved some of his own faeces down the chimney stack.
Police closed a road in a north town when a piece of harling came loose from a chimney stack, sparking concerns that it might fall down on passing pedestrians.
"The chimney stack collapse was caused by a break-in at the property, which follows a series of break-ins, whereby intruders climb on the roof to steal lead and remove safety structures in place.
Using an aerial platform, they reduced the chimney stack to make it safe.
A spokesperson forTyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Servicesaid: "We were called to a two storey mid-terrace house after reports of a chimney stack in a dangerous condition that had partially fallen because of the high winds.
It includes a new 55m chimney stack, a bag filter system comprising a six-storey structure, pipework and ducting, and electrical equipment Planning officers told councillors the new system had a projected reduction in emissions to air from 40mg of dust per cubic metre to 10mg of dust per cubic metre.
In the picture below (from the highlighted area above left) the man can just be seen hunched against the chimney stack TERRY BLACKBURN EMERGENCY services descended on a Middlesbrough street as a man sat on the roof of a home in freezing temperatures until the early hours.
It has a 50ft chimney stack, the working mineshaft, and a workshop and engine shed taking up most of the back garden.
Crews used a fire extinguisher, a 13.5m ladder and a hose reel jet to put out the fire and inspected the chimney stack using a thermal imaging camera.