Gas-burning fireplace dangers. Properly aligned logs in a gas-burning fireplace provide better ambiance and reduce the chances of releasing soot into an environment. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A fire has an innate ability to catch our attention. Uncontrolled fire is terrifying and deadly, but the controlled burning of wood at a campfire or in a fireplace creates an unmatched ambiance and warmth. For that reason, a common amenity in houses today is the gas log fireplace insert.

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