Firefox 5 Cleanburn stove
The Firefox 5 defra approved is for a smokeless area.
This model is a wood burning stove only.
It has 1 plain door with glass for viewing the fire.
The measurements are a little different to the Firefox 5 multi fuel model.
- Height: 560mm
- Width: 450mm
- Depth: 395mm
- Flue Diameter: 125mm
- Fuel: Multifuel
- Nominal Heat Output: 4.9kW
- Efficiency: 78%
Most Recent Review
I've installed both a 5.1 & 8.1 Firefox cleanburn in my home, really pleased with them and would recommend them to anyone wishing to install one in there home. The only thing for me is as mine... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: The Defra Approved models have this adjustment on the air control which makes them comply due to the flue gases always being diluted by the air passing through the stove, These can't be removed I'm afraid.
Most Popular Review
You can't keep it going overnight because I have the clean burn version, but no problem. The door handle gets too hot to touch which is annoying, but not a big problem, manufacturers should... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: I recommend keeping an oven glove by the fire when operating the stove so that using the handle does not pose a problem.
More reviews for Firefox 5 Cleanburn stove (page 1 of 2)
Love this stove can I use coal on it
Stove expert replied: Household coal is not recommended for closed appliances smokeless fuels are what should be used especially as this is a clean burning model and coal is certainly not a clean burning fuel! Refer to the stove manual for further advice on fuel types.
lovely stove. have been using for 2 years now. I have a semi detached 3 bed council house with a central chimney. the stove heats the whole house by warming up the chimney, without the need to put on central heating. what I would love to know though is how much co2 is produced per KW/hr. can anyone help with this?.... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: Good review. The emissions will depend on the fuel type being used, control settings and may possibly be affected by weather conditions so your question is hard to quantify.
love this fire although think we should have got a bigger output. The only fault is that since we had the stove put in in March this year 2015 the back brick has cracked twice, we only replaced... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: Providing the liners stay in place they can be used when cracked, they need to protect the metal of the stove. Be careful when loading a stove as if the fuel is put into the firebox with force it can lead to a shortening of the liners life.
We have one of these which was already fitted to the house when we moved in.Burns well but the secondary air control doesn't really do anything. Ok when burning coal but wood really needs the... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: The top air control will have some adjustment but will not close completely as the air is needed to comply to the smoke control regulations. Try only adjusting the bottom control slightly at a time until you get a steady flame picture.
Had a Firefox Cleanburn II installed on Friday. Easy to light and there's plenty of heat. The thing is with these multi fuel burners is there as learning curve with them. Its all about trial... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: Wood should be dry and well seasoned with a moisture content of less than 20%, a moisture meter is a good purchase to insure you get this part right.
Hi - we too bought Fire Fox 5 Cleanburn a week ago and had it installed 2 days ago. The secondary vent also has latitude of no more than 1/2cm. The supplier has advised me that this is correct... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: Is this flues from top or rear? Is the flue lined? I there an air brick in the room? I would suggest going back to the installer as ask them to undertake a flue draw test.
We've just had this installed and are very happy indeed with the ease of lighting and quality of heating. However, the secondary burn lever has no latitude at all, barely 1/2cm. It's fixed over... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: As it is a Defra Approved model the air control will have very little movement, the lack of control may be down to an over-drawing flue and this should be investigated further. Go back to the supplier about the knob and not being able to tighten it adequately.
The little lever above the right side of the door only moves back and forth only a tiny amount, you can hear the draft into the fire slightly increase and the flame become more apparent. Should... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: The clean burn stove has an airwash that will allow a permanent bleed of air into the stove so that it complies to the current smoke control area requirements and does not shut off completely.
Got this stove installed 2 days ago and I absolutely love it. It lights first time every time using some newspaper and a few pieces of kindling and is ready to add a log with in ten minutes.... [ read more ]
Stove expert replied: Great comments for this stove and the customer seems to have mastered how to get the best from it.