Firefox 5 stove

Overall Rating:

4 flames

based on 47 reviews    (View rating breakdown)
Firefox 5 stove
The Firefox 5 stove is a classic stove with a good view of the fire through the glass panel in the door.
Technical Data
  • Height: 575mm
  • Width: 405mm
  • Depth: 355mm
  • Flue Diameter: 125mm
  • Fuel: Multifuel
  • Efficiency: 78%

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 4 flames
Quality of finish 4 flames
Value for money 4 flames
Ease of use 4.5 flames
Ease of lighting 4.5 flames
Firebox size 3.5 flames
How well does the airwash work 3.5 flames
Controllability 4 flames
Handle operation 4 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 4 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 4 flames

Most Recent Review

Most Popular Review


    John Daily 5 years ago

    Good stove for the money, But if i was to buy again i would spend a wee bit more and buy a morso or woodwarm for more efficience and control features as my two friends have one of each and... []

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

More reviews for Firefox 5 stove (page 1 of 5)

  • great little burner

    Adam Samuel 7 months ago

    We have the Defra approved version in our 3 bed house now and its great keeps us nice and warm but now we have a slight problem , I recently cleaned the flue and there is a plate inside the... []

    Stove expert replied: It sounds as if the inside components have not been put back where they were originally if all that has changed is that it has been thoroughly cleaned out. Please check the manual for guidance on where the parts should be located.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

  • Very warm

    Andy Bryson 7 months ago

    Great stove, looks good too. Heats our 3 bedroom detached very well. Usual problems with cracked rear firebrick. The blanking disc at the back has fallen off recently and the lugs that the disc... []

    Stove expert replied: The blanking disc can be re-attached with fire cement but without lugs to hold it in place this will be a temporary fix only.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

  • Really Pleased !!

    Andy Cartwright 8 months ago

    I had the Firefox 5 fitted about three years ago now and I am delighted with it's performance and it's efficiency. It warms my office and provides new character to the room which I and my clients... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • A little disappointed

    Kelly Everson 10 months ago

    We have now had this stove for about 4 months, correctly fitted via registered fitter we have noticed the metal plate to the back if the inside has cracked, not sure if this is unsafe now, we... []

    Stove expert replied: Is the metal plate crack in the stove body itself as if so would recommend that you seek further advice as to whether it should be used.

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • Firefox 5 Multifuel / woodburner

    Nick Ankers 10 months ago

    After 3 years of mainly winter (Oct - March )use, burning wood only, I have been impressed by this small but efficient stove. It is solidly built and shows little sign of wear. The rear internal... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Issues with the glass, after 2 years.

    RaymondDocherty 10 months ago

    After only having this stove for 2 years, the glass has fallen out. I expect it is something that can be fixed, but I have lost confidence in this stove. i.e. Even if the glass was fixed, I... []

    Stove expert replied: If you are getting fumes or smoke back in the room then you need to get someone to look at the installation as these should rise up the chimney and not come back into the room. It is unfortunate that the glass has fallen out but this can easily be fixed.

    Overall rating:

    1.5 flames

  • Disc fell off from back

    Ken James 10 months ago

    Firefox 5, had it a few years now. Without warning the rear disc fell out from the lit stove. Does anyone know why & can it be fixed or is it dead? Thanks

    Stove expert replied: If you are referring to the closure plate for the flue that is not being used this can be put back in with fire cement providing it is not damaged or a replacement can be purchased.

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • Stove crack

    Andrew Hopwood 11 months ago

    Yes had this stove for about 20 months and thought it was great until I noticed a 5 cm crack at the top of the stove. Please beware I have noticed others with the same problem on this site it... []

    Stove expert replied: The cast craking can be down to many causes and this shoudl be investigated further. A stove thermometer will insure that it is ioperated within the correct perameters and is a good investment.

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames

  • fire fox 5 stove

    Stefan 11 months ago

    only had 20 burns in ours and the glass cracked while it was burning whats that all about ? what temp can I let it get to ? only burning kiln dried wood ,thanks all,Stefan

    Stove expert replied: I would suggest that a stove thermometer be purchased so that you know you are using the appliance within the correct parameters. Glass can crack at any time and this may not be due to impact in any way, rather unfortunate.

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

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