Chimney stack


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Chimney stack

That part of a chimney that is carried above the roof of a building: a group of chimneys carried up together.

chimney stack

1.A group of chimneys carried up together.
2. A very tall chimney, usually round in cross section, attached to factories, mills, etc.
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"Crews used an aerial platform to remove the bricks and reduce the chimney stack to a safe level.
The businessman, who runs an electrical appliance shop, said the chimney stack collapsed in January.
This new internal chimney inspection solution complements its existing industry-leading external chimney stack inspection service, which involves using a drone to capture high definition images of the stack's full external surface, before creating a three dimensional model of the chimney.
About 1958, whilst working with two colleagues on high scaffolding, repairing a chimney stack above the St Asaph 'Cons' club roof, we heard an aircraft in the vicinity.
Former employee Betty Taylot had the envious task of pressing the button to bring down the chimney stack. Betty is pictured as she went along to take a last look at the place in March 1999
SEVERE weather conditions caused a chimney stack to collapse as people drank tea in the cafe below.
Officers believe the fire began in part of the chimney stack of one of the houses, only seconds after it was lit by the occupant who then left the cottage to get some more fuel.
Police were called to a flat in Cawthorne Avenue at just before 6am and discovered a man sitting next to a chimney stack.
In addition, the fireplaces will be opened up and period features like the chimney stack in the Great Hall re-instated, so that a roaring fire can once more warm guests to the manor.
If we varnished the chimney stack would this help stop the flaking?
One house in the street had its roof blown off and another suffered extensive damage when the winds blew the chimney stack down at about 6pm.
They escaped unhurt despite a chimney stack being toppled and an electric fire in the living room exploding.