Firefox 5 stove

Overall Rating:

4 flames

based on 61 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 6 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 7)

  • Problems with flame sensing & flue blockage safety system

    3 months ago

    We have had a Firefox 5 gas stove for approximately 4 years and have had constant problems with the flame sensing & flue blockage safety system. We have had the flue swept and checked out with... []

    Stove expert replied: It would be beat to contact the supplier/ manufacturer to get expert advice on this due to already replacing some of the parts on the stove.

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames

  • leaking smoke

    Helen Buffham 4 months ago

    I have had the firefox 2 weeks now and when I light it or bank it down for the night it leaks smoke from underneath the lip at the front of the burner, the guy who fitted it has been down and... []

    Stove expert replied: The flue gases are staying too long in the fire box due to not enough lift to remove them, leave the airwash open more and check that there is enough free air in the room to allow combustion to occur efficiently. The flue draw appears to be poor and an air brick may be required, making the flue height taller may also help. The installer can do a flue draw test to check that there is sufficient draw to match the stoves requirements.

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • Firefox 5 stoves are excellent value

    Marie South 5 months ago

    We are pleased with our Firefox 5 stove. It is easy to use and burns wood and stove nuts well. It heats a 13' square room without a problem and will stay in overnight if necessary. The controls... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Decent small stove with a few minor flaws

    Mike Woolley 5 months ago

    It's a solid little thing which heats effectively, but suffers from the flaws inherent in low cost appliances. Handle is slightly loose and therefore cumbersome to latch despite regular realignments... []

    Stove expert replied: The Defra stove may have been installed to enable a 5" (125mm) flue liner to be used so do check before you undo any of the modifications that have been made to this stove. If a smaller liner has been used then only a Defra Approved stove should be used on it, current regulations state that non - Defra models require a minimum liner of 150mm.

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • Looks great, having some problems

    Tommy Dutton 6 months ago

    Had my stove installed last week, it's very easy to light, burns any thing but the upper air vent opener ( over top right of door) only seems the move (open/close) about 2cm?? I can get the... []

    Stove expert replied: Is the stove a CB version? If so the air control will not close fully. Was the flue draw tested at the time of installation as if too high it will suck then heat out of the stove before it has time to radiate into the room.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

  • Great value stove

    Jono Richards 7 months ago

    I fitted my stove probably two years ago so I thought that it was about time I wrote the review! Its a great little stove and produces enough heat for the 2 bed Victorian terrace its in. It... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • firefox 5 really happy

    Anthony Faulkner 11 months ago

    I have had this Firefox 5 stove fitted about 8 months now, and what a great stove it is. Don't be put off by how cheap this stove is for under £400 you won't buy better, the quality is about... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Great little stove the firefox 5

    Anthony Faulkner one year ago

    Its been in for 8 months now and what a fantastic stove, great air wash, great heat out put. very happy with it , thank you

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Door difficult to close

    Lesley Mckee one year ago

    I have only had this stove installed for 5 days but I am having great difficulty closing the door. I have to find the exact spot that will push in and then really push hard again to close. Has... []

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames

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