LP Gas Outdoor Fireplace Model No. GAD920SP
This appliance is for outdoor use only, and shall NOT be used in a
building, garage or any other enclosed area.
Do NOT operate, light or use this appliance within ten (10) feet (3.05 m)
of walls, structures or buildings.
For residential use only. This outdoor fireplace is NOT for commercial use.
This outdoor fireplace is safety certified for use in the United States and/
or Canada only. Do not modify for use in any other location. Modification
will result in a safety hazard.
Do NOT use this outdoor fireplace for indoor heating. TOXIC carbon
monoxide fumes can accumulate and cause asphyxiation.
Apartment Dwellers: Check with management to learn the requirements
and fire codes for using an LP gas outdoor fireplace in your apartment
complex. If allowed, use outside on the ground floor with a ten (10) foot
(3.05 m) clearance from any structure. Do not use on or under balconies.
This outdoor fireplace is for use with liquid propane (LP) gas only. The
conversion to or attempted use of natural gas in this outdoor fireplace is
dangerous and will void your warranty.
LP gas is flammable and hazardous if handled improperly. Become
aware of the characteristics before using any LP gas product.
a. LP gas is explosive under pressure, heavier than air, and settles and
pools in low areas.
b. LP gas in its natural state has no odor. For your safety, an odorant is
added that smells like rotten cabbage.
c. Contact with LP gas can cause freeze burns to skin.
LP gas tank needed to operate. Only tanks marked “propane” may be
a. The LP gas supply tank must be constructed and marked in
accordance with the Specifications for LP gas LP gas tanks of the
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) or the National Standard
of Canada, CAN/CSA-B339, LP gas tanks, Spheres and Tubes for the
Transportation of Dangerous Goods; and Commission.
b. LP gas tank must be arranged for vapor withdrawal.
c. The LP gas tank must have a listed overfilling prevention device (OPD)
and a QCCI or Type I (CGA810) LP gas tank connection.
d. The LP gas tank must have a tank collar to protect the tank valve.
e. Never use an LP gas tank with a damaged body, valve, collar or footing.
f. Dented or rusted LP gas tanks may be hazardous and should be
checked by your LP gas supplier prior to use.
g. The LP gas tank should not be dropped or handled roughly.
h. Tanks must be stored outdoors, out of the reach of children and must
not be stored in a building, garage or any other enclosed area. Your
LP gas tank must never be stored where temperatures can reach over
i. Do not insert any tool or foreign object into the valve outlet or safety
relief valve. You may damage the valve and cause a leak. Leaking
propane may result in explosion, fire, severe personal injury or death.
j. Never keep a filled LP gas tank in a hot car or car trunk. Heat will cause
the gas pressure to increase, which may open the relief valve and allow
gas to escape.
k. Place dust cap on valve outlet whenever the LP gas tank is not in use.
Only install the type of dust cap on the LP gas tank valve outlet that is
provided with the LP gas tank valve. Other types of caps or plugs may
result in leakage of propane.
l. Do not store a spare LP gas tank under or near this appliance.
m. Never fill the tank beyond 80 percent full.
Your outdoor fireplace has been checked at all factory connections
for leaks. Recheck all connections as described in the “Operating
Instructions” section of this manual, as movement in shipping can loosen
Check for leaks even if your unit was assembled for you by someone
Do not operate if gas leak is present. Gas leaks may cause a fire or
You must follow all leak-checking procedures before operating. To
prevent fire or explosion hazard when testing for a leak:
a. Always perform leak test before lighting the outdoor fireplace and
each time the tank is connected for use.
b. No smoking. Do not use or permit sources of ignition in the area while
conducting a leak test.
c. Conduct the leak test outdoors in a well-ventilated area.
d. Do not use matches, lighters or a flame to check for leaks.
e. Do not use outdoor fireplace until any and all leaks are corrected.
If you are unable to stop a leak, disconnect the LP gas supply. Call a
gas appliance serviceman or your local LP gas supplier.
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable liquids or vapors within
25 feet (7.62 m) of this appliance.
Do not use in an explosive atmosphere. Keep outdoor fireplace area
clear and free from combustible materials, gasoline and other flammable
vapors and liquids.
This outdoor fireplace is NOT to be operated by children.
This outdoor fireplace is NOT to be used in or on boats or recreational
Do NOT connect to a remote gas supply.
Never attempt to attach this outdoor fireplace to the self-contained LP
gas system of a camper trailer, motor home or house.
Always use in accordance with all applicable local, state and national
codes. Contact your local fire department for details on outdoor burning.
When using this outdoor fireplace, exercise the same precautions you
would with any open fire.
The use of alcohol, prescription or non-prescription drugs may impair
the consumer’s ability to properly assemble or safely operate this
Do NOT use this outdoor fireplace without reading the entire “Owner’s
Do NOT burn solid fuels such as: wood, charcoal briquets, lump charcoal,
manufactured logs, driftwood, trash, leaves, paper, cardboard, plywood,
painted or stained or pressure treated wood in this outdoor fireplace.
It is essential to keep the outdoor fireplace’s valve compartment,
burners, and circulating air passages clean. Inspect outdoor fireplace
before each use.
Do NOT use this outdoor fireplace until it is COMPLETELY assembled and
all parts are securely fastened and tightened.
Do NOT use this outdoor fireplace near automobiles, trucks, vans or
Do NOT use this outdoor fireplace under any overhead or near any
unprotected combustible constructions. Avoid using near or under
overhanging trees and shrubs.
Always use this outdoor fireplace on a hard, level, non-combustible
surface such a concrete, rock or stone. An asphalt or blacktop surface
may not be acceptable for this purpose.
Do NOT use this outdoor fireplace for cooking.
Do NOT use this outdoor fireplace if any part has been under water.
Immediately call a qualified service technician to inspect the appliance
and to replace any part or control system and any gas control which has
been under water.
Do NOT wear flammable or loose clothing when operating this outdoor
Do NOT use in windy conditions.
Never lean over this outdoor fireplace when lighting or when in use.
Do NOT use this outdoor fireplace unless burner is securely in place.
Keep all electrical cords away from outdoor fireplace during use.
Certain areas of this outdoor fireplace when in use will become too
hot to touch. To avoid burns, do not touch hot surfaces until the unit
has cooled (about 45 minutes) unless you are wearing protective gear
(insulated pot holder or heat resistant gloves or mittens).
DANGER: Failure to follow the dangers, warning and cautions in this manual may result in serious bodily injury or death, or in a fire or an explosion
causing damage to property.
DANGERS and WARNINGS: FOR YOUR SAFETY