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Woman rescued from man's chimney after he ends relationship

Ventura - A California woman learned the hard way that (unexpectedly) sliding down someone's chimney, may be a job best left to Santa Claus.

Video: Demolition of 150m chimney in 'controlled catastrophe'

Torun - In what one engineer described as a "controlled catastrophe", the video shows the careful, controlled demolition of a 150m chimney in Poland.

100-year-old letter to 'Dear Santa' found up chimney in Ireland

Dublin - Two children wrote a letter to Santa on Christmas Eve, 1911. In the letter they wished him good luck and listed the gifts they wanted. They placed it in a ledge in the fireplace hoping Santa would read it when he comes down the chimney during the night.

Man who was locked out of home gets stuck sliding down chimney

Lubbock - A Texas man, who had accidentally locked himself out of his home, became stuck inside his chimney after attempting to slide down the shaft. Firefighters had to be called to make the rescue.

Alleged burglar gets trapped inside chimney for 10 hours

Norcross - In a story just in time for the holidays, a 17-year-old boy who was allegedly trying to burglarize a home in Georgia tried to enter the home through a chimney and became trapped.

Woman dies after trying to sneak down lover's chimney

Bakersfield - The decomposing body of a woman was found inside the chimney of her lover's home after she tried to get into his house a week ago.

Abandoned chimney of iconic 1920s building is 'for the birds'

An abandoned brick chimney of an iconic vintage building in downtown Los Angeles is a somewhat unusual place for Vaux’s swifts to hunker down for the night after a day of air-borne foraging of insects while migrating north, bird experts said.

Woman gets stuck in two-story chimney

It was not Santa who ended up getting stuck in a two-story chimney in Maryland on December 31st. It was a 19 year old woman who was stuck 14 feet inside the chimney and firefighters had to remove part of the wall.

Oktoberfest reveler stuck in chimney for 12 hours

Silly Germans. Chimneys are for Santa. A man who had been drinking heavily at Munich's Oktoberfest beer festival got stuck in a chimney for 12 hours while trying to climb into a friend's apartment.

Drunk man gets trapped in ex's chimney

Firefighters had to tear though a wall to rescue an intoxicated man who became stuck while trying to climb down a chimney into the residence of his former girlfriend's house.

Drunk man rescued from chimney

A drunk Toronto man tried to enter the home through the chimney after no one answered his knocks at the front door.

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