An Act

for the preventing & extinguishing of Fires.

Be it enacted by the Mayor, Aldermen
and Commonalty of the City of Toronto, in
Common Council assembled.


  1. That all stove-pipes which may be
    carried through any Partition of Wood, or
    of Wood and Lime, or through any Floor in
    any House, or Building shall in every Case
    pass through stove pipe Stones, or Bricks,
    and shall be kept at least three Inches
    from any part of the Wood of the Partition
    or Floor; and at least eight Inches from
    the beam or Ceiling of any Room –
    through which the said stove Pipes may
    be conveyed. And they shall also be –
    safely and properly secured to the Beams
    or Ceiling with Wire, Chain, or Iron


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