upper damper

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    Can an upper damper coexist with an insert?

    First time poster. We have a masonry wood-burning fireplace that has: 1. a lower damper right above the firebox with a lever 2. An upper damper on top of brick chimney with a long cable and chain that you pull to close 3. A little metal opening at the back that you open to feed the fire...