HELP I have a Breckwell Big E I bought used and it had been running great for about 3 - 4 weeks. Two nights ago the inside of the stove caught fire, the silicone around the metal adapter that goes from the blower to the chimney caught fire. Before I could get the back panel off to put it out it put itself out. I have removed the adapter cleaned it up, siliconed it with high temp RTV, and reinstalled the stove. Now when I try to start the stove the fire starts but the room blower NEVER goes on. I bypassed the POF disc and the blower comes on but obviously won't go off. The problem is with this stove, if I don't shut it down completely it won't start up properly, it needs to go through the entire shutdown process. Does anyone know HOW the silicone could have caught fire and if it sounds like the POF disc is not telling the stove to start up? With the disc bypassed the stove runs but only on one speed setting because it hasn't gone through the whole start up process. Also I noticed saw dust inside and under the stove, not a ton but enough to be very noticeable, is that normal? Any help would be greatly appreciated, with 4 kids and the nights getting really cold I need to get this thing back up and running ASAP! Thanks! I added a picture of the part that burned.
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