Chimney Fire Extinguisher Sticks

Another thread reminded me...
When Dad got the wood stove a little too hot one time, he set the chimney on fire. He had this thing that looked like a road flare that he lit off and threw into the stove to put out the fire.
That was the only one he had. It'd been around for 30 years, just in case, and it probably saved the house. It definitely saved a call to the fire department and all the mess that would've caused.
Since then we've been looking everywhere for these chimney fire extinguisher sticks. He's been to every wood stove dealer in the area. Nobody's even heard of them.
Does anybody know what I'm talking about? Can you still get them?
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Kirsch,
Chimfex were made by the Standard Railway Fusee Corp. I don't think thet are available anymore.
Dave M.
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Google for "Standard Railway Fusee" and you'll get hits galore. The company is, indeed, out of business it would seem but there are alternatives to fight such a fire.
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About twenty years, they were sold under the name "Chimfex". Beyond that, I'm not much help.
Call your local FD and see what they can tell you. The last FD I was associated, they had sandwich bags of fire extinguisher powder. To drop down the chimney.
I've always thought a dry chem extinguisher dumped into the firebox would help. Get the chimney professionally cleaned, please.
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