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2013-08-19 02:54:54
2013-08-19 02:54:54

No. This sounds like a maintenance issue. For coverage to be afforded the damage would have to have been caused by a covered cause. I cannot think of any way that damage to the chimney flue could have been damaged by a covered cause. Sorry.

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