Fire Chief FC500 Indoor Wood and Coal Furnace

Product Description

A Natural Fuel Heating System

Comfortably Heats Approximately 1500-2000 square feet*

Put an end to your worries and keep warm this winter and for many winters to come with one of our FC500 Fire Chief Wood and Coal Burning Furnaces. Designed for maximum efficiency with our unique 360° Cast Iron Roller Grates (with a lifetime warranty) and a Secondary Combustion Chamber – constructed of heavy gauge steel (7 ga & 10 ga) plus cast iron front and rear baffles for strength and durability – each wood furnace is pre-wired for ease of installation. Use as a central indoor, add-on or supplemental heat source.

Model FC300 Furnace Specifications


525 lb approx







Maximum Heating Capacity

1500-2000 sq ft

Maximum Btu’s

100,000 approx.

Maximum Log Size


Flue Size


Fire Chamber Volume

5.00 cu ft

Plenum Size

12” round

Door Size

13” X 14”

3-Speed Blower Capacity

1150,1500, 1800 cfm

Warranty – Firebox

5 year limited

Warranty – Grates, Castings


  • Construction – High Grade, heavy (7 & 10) gauge steel is continuously welded for maximum structural strength.
  • Secondary Combustion Chamber – This Inside add on wood furnace Increases fuel efficiency while re-burning smoke and wood gases before they are vented up the chimney.
  • Cold Air Return/Filter Box – Standard equipment on the FC500 Indoor Fire Chief  wood Furnace.  The box filters the return  air as well as allowing a connection for a cold air return duct if necessary.
  • Cast Iron Baffle – Directs the combustion air flow above and below the cast iron grates creating the maximum fire temperature for every pound of fuel. Comes with a lifetime warranty.
  • Cast Iron Roller Grates – Designed to roll 360 degrees from either direction, allowing fine ash to drop into ash pit and leaving hot coals in fire box. Comes with a lifetime warranty.
  • Thermostatically Controlled Draft – Adds convenience with a full range of comfort  determined by the temperature setting of your Fire Chief wall thermostat.
  • 3-Speed Blower – This motor allows for gentle circulation of air when heating requirements are low and maximum output when needed.
  • Pre-Wired Electrical System – Fully automatic components are pre-wired for your convenience and will reduce electrical installation time and expense.

Standard Features on the FC500 Inside Fire Chief add on Wood Furnace:

Pre-Wired Electrical System
3-Speed Blower with Speed Control
Cold Air Return and Filter Box
(uses standard 25″ X 18″ X 1″ Filters – available from most hardware/home centers)

Optional Accessories for the Fire Chief FC500: AM-MD12  12” Back Draft Manual Damper

TBS-24 Hot Water Coil with Hole Saw

*The BTU ranges and heating capacity specifications are provided as guidelines only and in no way guarantee the output or capacity of the unit. The actual BTU output depends on the type of fuel being burned and its condition, the draft adjustment and the chimney that the unit is hooked up to. The actual area that the unit will heat depends on factors such as the conditions of the building, heat loss, type of construction, amount of insulation, type of air movement and location of the unit.

Please Note: There may be other models available at the store that are not shown online.