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    Empire Breckenridge VFD32FB0F Deluxe Vent-Free Flush Gas Firebox - 32" - VFD-32-FB0-F

    List Price: $439.99
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    • Deluxe 32" flush firebox for use with gas logs
    • Hem-bent seams eliminate unreliable screws and fasteners
    • Light and easy to install
    • Includes matte black hood
    • Requires no venting
    • Can be used with most 18" vent-free log sets
    • Framing Dimensions: 33 3/4" H x 35 1/2" W x 16 1/4" D
    • 5-year limited warranty
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    Popular Accessories for this Item
    Product Details
    Manufacturer: Empire
    Part Number: VFD32FB0F
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CUI-VFD32FB0F
    UPC: 720968998385


    • Deluxe 32" flush firebox for use with gas logs
    • Hem-bent seams eliminate unreliable screws and fasteners
    • Light and easy to install
    • Includes matte black hood
    • Requires no venting
    • Can be used with most 18" vent-free log sets
    • Framing Dimensions: 33 3/4" H x 35 1/2" W x 16 1/4" D
    • 5-year limited warranty
    * Please Note: This item is a vent free appliance and installation of it may be prohibited in your jurisdiction. Customers are responsible for checking local codes and regulations prior to purchase.

    *Also Note: Brick liners shown are not included.

    Creating an inviting hearth isn't easy. That's why it's so important to start with a high-quality insert like this Breckenridge VFD32FB0F Deluxe Vent-Free Flush Gas Firebox. Whether you're looking to convert your existing masonry fireplace into something more convenient or are simply interested in providing your home with an eye-catching centerpiece, this universal firebox can satisfy your needs.

    The VFD32FB0F Deluxe Vent-Free Flush Gas Firebox is designed to give you absolute freedom. A wide variety of frames, doors, liners, and other accessories allow you to create a look that perfectly matches your decor. Your placement options are also almost endless since this model requires no cumbersome and bulky venting.

    A Breckenridge VFD32FB0F Deluxe has everything you want in a firebox. It's stylish, inexpensive, and remarkably easy to install. Buying one of these gas inserts is the first step on your way to giving your home the warmth that only an open fire can bring.

    Customer Questions & Answers
    By Brian from Tucson, AZ on January 24, 2016
    Does this Empire firebox come with a glass door? If not, can a glass door be added?
    By Brennan W. on January 25, 2016

    This unit does not come with a glass door, nor can one be added, as the front must be kept open to allow for the exhaust and intake of gases and air.

    By Tony from San Diego, CA on December 27, 2015
    What fan kit should I order with this Empire Breckenridge VFD32FBOF Deluxe vent-free flush gas firebox?
    By eFireplaceStore on December 28, 2015

    This is a smooth face model, which cannot use a fan. The circulating model that can use a fan is the Empire Breckenridge VFD32FB0L Deluxe Vent-Free Louvered Gas Firebox - 32". The fan is the Empire FBB-5 Automatic Single-Speed Blower - For Breckenridge Fireboxes.

    By Caleb from Nashville, TN on October 21, 2015
    Will this Empire Breckenridge VFD32FBOF Deluxe vent-free flush gas firebox fit in a rough framing area of 29 inches high x 37 inches wide x 24 inches deep? Would this also work with a propane tank? What additional items would I need to purchase beyond this item?
    By Brennan W. on October 22, 2015

    The framing dimensions of this fireplace are 33 3/4" H x 35 1/2" W x 16 1/4" D. This unit does not come with a log set, so in order to utilize a propane tank (minimum 100lbs), you will need to purchase a propane vent free log set.

    By David Grunt from on December 28, 2016
    Is the blower assembly available for this unit? My owners manual and installation instructions list a blower model # R7731.
    By Will M. on December 29, 2016

    While there is a blower available for this model, please confirm the model number for your firebox/fireplace as part number R7731 is identified as only a "blower motor." We will need to confirm that we are recommending the correct blower.

    By William from Lynchburg, VA on October 27, 2015
    Will an Evergreen propane gas log set (EWPO18R-EWPO2430NM) fit into this Empire Breckenridge VFD-32-FB0-F Deluxe vent-free flush gas firebox?
    By Will M. on October 27, 2015

    The log set you have chosen will install safely in this firebox.

    By Robert from Lincoln, RI on May 20, 2013
    Can this be installed directly to standard 2x4 framing? Where can I get the logs I need?
    By Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist on May 21, 2013

    Yes, please see the framing information for this firebox on page 5 of the owner's manual. Please be sure to check the specs for the VFD32FB. This 32" firebox can accept most 24" ventless gas log sets, and you can see our full selection below:

    Ventless Gas Logs

    By dave from Pittsburgh, PA on December 27, 2012
    I have an entertainment unit that has an opening in the center that would fit a firebox; there are shelves on each side and one above where we put pictures. Do you see any problems with installing this fireplace on it?
    By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on December 27, 2012

    This unit could theoretically be installed into a entertainment unit or cabinet surround, as long as the unit meets the framing dimensions that are required for the fireplace to be built in. The unit would also need to meet the clearance requirements that are outlined for mantel projections, meaning that no shelf could extend further out than what is outlined on Page 4 of the owner's manual.

    By Lorraine from CA on November 10, 2014
    Can this box be used with gel fuel?
    By eFireplaceStore on November 11, 2014

    It can indeed. The box is capable of being used with a gas log set, ethanol burner, or gel fuel.

    By Betty from Atlanta, GA on March 15, 2016
    This product indicates that no liner is included. What is the interior made of and what does it look like?
    By eFireplaceStore on March 15, 2016

    Without the decorative ceramic liner panels, the interior is simply matte black painted steel.

    By Tim from Phoenix, AZ on October 5, 2014
    What all do I need to order with this firebox? Do I need a blower and screen?
    By Kevin E. on October 6, 2014

    This particular item is only a firebox. It does not include the log set and burner assembly pictured. It can accept most 24" vent free gas logs. As this unit is a flush face firebox, it cannot accept a blower. For a complete package, you may be interested in our Empire Vail Fireplace. As a general rule, fireplaces will include the gas log assemblies while fireboxes need these to be added.

    By Kristi from Austin, TX on February 1, 2015
    Does this unit have any glass on the front of it or is it completely open were there is nothing separating you from the flames?
    By eFireplaceStore on February 2, 2015

    Most vent free fireboxes do not use glass across the front, instead using a solid mesh screen or mesh pull screens. This model utilizes the mesh pull screens for safety.

    By Donna from Lexington, NC on October 23, 2012
    Can fyre stones, glass and a linear burner be used with the Breckenridge deluxe vent free firebox?

    By Kevin E. - Fireplace Specialist on October 24, 2012

    The Breckenridge box is designed to accept any appropriately sized vent-free gas appliance. Whether it be a log set or a glass unit, a 24" set would be recommended.

    By Darr from Waterford, PA on February 12, 2017
    What other accessories will I need with this fireplace? Can a blower be installed in it? Will it work with propane?
    By Will M. on February 13, 2017

    Please note that this is simply a firebox, meaning that this will not include a gas log set and a natural gas or propane ventless log set will need to be purchased separately. The optional Empire FBB-5 Automatic Single-Speed Blower - For Breckenridge Fireboxes may indeed be installed and the remaining accessories are shown under "Popular Accessories for this Item" on the product page.

    By Nicolette and Tim from Bowie, TX on March 29, 2015
    Since this gas firebox is a ventless system, how are there no omissions from the fuel being burned if it is ventless?
    By Brennan W. on March 30, 2015

    Vent free appliances burn at a high enough efficiency (almost 100%) that the unit only puts off water vapor and carbon dioxide during combustion. The only thing that is put off aside from those two are the chemical additive that is used in natural gas and propane to give them their smell. Because of this, there can be a slight odor, but this is mostly only noticeable to people with bad allergies and sensitive noses.

    By Joe from NJ on October 3, 2015
    Does this Empire Breckenridge VFD32FBOF Deluxe vent-free flush gas firebox include the gas log set?
    By Brennan W. on October 5, 2015

    This firebox does not include a log set.

    By Jack from Roanoke, VA on November 6, 2015
    Does this Empire Breckenridge VFD32FBOF Deluxe vent-free flush gas firebox include a ceramic or refractory liner?
    By Chris C. on November 6, 2015

    This firebox does not include liners as standard. However, ceramic fiber liners are available under the accessories section on the item page. We do offer this same firebox with a refractory liner standard which may be seen here.

    By Mary from Boston, MA on May 28, 2013
    Are there glass doors that can be added to this fireplace?
    By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on May 28, 2013

    Because this unit performs all of its air interchange directly through the opening, glass doors are not manufactured for it. However, optional screen doors are available that add to the safety of the unit. The screen doors and the required mounting frame can be seen under the accessories tab on the item page.

    By Alan from Blackwood, NJ on July 16, 2014
    I have purchased this firebox. I would like to cover the front of the firebox so that all of the black metal on the front is covered with brick. I have found a 1/2" thick brick that I would like to use and incorporate into the firebox surround. This is specifically a hand-made brick (noncombustible) that I want to use as a small hearth on the floor, in addition to the fireplace surround.

    If I can use this brick, will a typical brick mortar adhere the brick to the metal firebox?
    By eFireplaceStore on July 16, 2014

    The description of the brick does make it seem compatible for your intended application. I recommend using a high temperature rated construction adhesive to secure the brick to the surround. Liquid Nails makes an adhesive with a high temp rating that will not shrink or crack like common mortar can. The mortar used to finish in between the bricks is not as susceptible to this issue, since it is not in direct contact with the chassis.

    By James from Gansevoot, NY on January 22, 2016
    I currently have a Ritetemp 30,000 BTU free standing vent-free gas fireplace. The pilot keeps clicking off and I figured that I need to replace it after twelve years of use. Can you explain how this flush backing would be different for me, and is it difficult to attach to the wall?
    By Will M. on January 22, 2016

    "Flush-face," also referred to as "smooth face" and "radiant" fireboxes and fireplaces will have a smooth front, as opposed to the louvered openings commonly found on fireplaces and fireboxes that offer optional blowers.

    By Joe Coons from Massillon, Ohio on December 17, 2016
    Can a vent-free flush gas box be modified to burn wood, if I add a vent to the top?
    By Brennan W. on December 19, 2016

    Unfortunately, it is not possible to convert a vent free unit into one that could burn wood.

    By Betty from Atlanta, GA on March 18, 2016
    Does this come with a mesh screen? Can I add a door to this Empire firebox? If so, do I need a trim kit too?
    By eFireplaceStore on March 18, 2016

    This model does indeed offer a hanging mesh pull screen as a standard feature. The unit can indeed be equipped with a screen door overlay. The door frame will be the Empire VFY32S Arched Door Frame - For Leaf Arch, Mission Arch, and Standard Arch Doors, with the doors themselves being the Empire Decorative Standard Arch Doors - For 32" Breckenridge Deluxe Fireboxes and Vail Premium Fireplaces.

    By Rob from Fernandina Beach, FL on January 23, 2017
    Does this firebox have a Florida approval code?
    By Will M. on January 24, 2017

    I recommend contacting local code enforcement for specific requirements for installing a firebox for separately purchased ventless gas logs. This item is listed to ANSI Z21.91 "Ventless Fireplace Enclosures for Gas Fired
    Decorative Type Unvented Room Heaters." We are unaware of any additional requirements for the state of Florida.

    By Brian from Chicago, IL on October 24, 2015
    I see that this Empire Breckenridge VFD32FBOF Deluxe vent-free flush gas firebox does not have a liner included. Is a liner required when using the fireplace?
    By Will M. on October 26, 2015

    Decorative liners with gas fireboxes are not required for operation.

    By Doug from Argyle, TX on September 22, 2015
    Can I use this Empire Breckenridge VFD32FBOF Deluxe vent-free flush gas firebox under an outdoor covered patio in a corner?
    By Will M. on September 23, 2015

    Whether the patio is covered or not, any hearth appliance installed with no shield from outside air and outside of the interior portion of the home must be listed for outdoor use. These products are constructed of corrosion-resistant stainless steel and can be found here.

    By Joyce from Brookly,n CT on February 27, 2015
    Does this firebox come with a brick liner?

    By eFireplaceStore on February 27, 2015

    This particular model does not come with a liner as standard. However, any of the accessory liners listed under the "Accessories" tab will work for this unit.

    By Matt from AL on December 30, 2014
    I have a bricked fireplace opening that is 35 inches wide and 36 1/4 inches tall. What type of firebox would you recommend? My opening is also set in so would I need to buy a trim kit? I would also like a firebox that can have a blower installed. What would you suggest?
    By eFireplaceStore on December 30, 2014

    This unit you are viewing is nearly the perfect size for your opening. It is designed to be installed into a framed fireplace opening and then finished with an appropriate noncombustible material. Because you have a set brick opening size, you will need to have a custom trim kit made that can cover the additional space around the unit.

    A louvered version of the same box that can use a blower is the Empire Breckenridge VFD32FB0L Deluxe Vent-Free Louvered Gas Firebox - 32". The circulating blower is the Empire FBB-5 Automatic Single-Speed Blower - For Breckenridge Fireboxes.

    By Eric from Massachusetts on August 18, 2014
    My current dimensions of my fireplace are 28.5" H x 18" D x 38" W. What would be some of my options for a vent free propane gas insert?

    By eFireplaceStore on August 19, 2014

    A couple of our most popular models that would work for your application would be the Empire Medium Innsbrook Vent-Free Gas Fireplace Insert with Built- In Thermostat and the Vantage Hearth Vent-Free Natural Gas Fireplace Insert with Remote Ready Golden Oak Logs and Thermostatic Blower.

    The Empire unit is a higher quality product than the Vantage Hearth model, but its BTU output is a bit lower overall. Both units have had excellent track records and offer outstanding heating efficiency for larger spaces.

    By Lisa from Sabattus, ME on December 3, 2016
    What size room would this heat?
    By eFireplaceStore on December 5, 2016

    The heating capability will depend on the BTU output of the log set installed into the firebox.

    By Sandy from St. Petersburg, FL on November 3, 2015
    What are the dimensions of this Empire Breckenridge VFD32FBOF Deluxe vent-free flush gas firebox fireplace opening?
    By Brennan W. on November 3, 2015

    This unit's opening is 31" wide and 22 1/4" high.

    By Shirley from Orlando on October 17, 2012
    I have 24-inch gel fuel logs. Can I use them with this firebox?
    By Tyler M. - Fireplace Specialist on October 17, 2012

    This firebox has a 31" opening width, 29" rear width and a depth of 17 7/16". If your log set is a vent-free appliance and it can fit within these dimensions, it can be installed inside this vent-free firebox.

    By Linda Greene from Granite Falls, NC on January 9, 2017
    Can this item be used with propane gas?
    By Owen on January 9, 2017

    Yes, indeed it can be.

    Customer Reviews
    Empire Breckenridge VFD32FB0F Deluxe Vent-Free Flush Gas Firebox - 32" - VFD-32-FB0-F ( 356.4 )
    5 out of 5 Stars based on 8 review(s) - sorted by Most Helpful Customer Reviews

    The Perfect Ventless Gas Log Insert
    from STANLEYon
    January 5, 2017
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great competitive price. Fast shipping. Excellent communication from Installation was super easy. Insert looks great and warm. Just in time for the Holidays.
    Looks good. Easy installation. Great price.

    Louvered fire box
    from Shawneeon
    December 28, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Good fit and was shipped fast

    from Denham Springson
    October 18, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    I just put this ventless fireplace in. It was very easy to install. The folks at were very helpful.
    Looks great and works great.

    Love it
    from WAVERLYon
    January 29, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Easy to work with, shipped fast!

    Fire box and logs
    from elkton kyon
    December 24, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    See image below. This is what we did with them. Looks great!

    Breckenridge VTFD32FB0L Deluxe Vent-Free Louvered Gas Firebox
    Alicia Martinez
    from Laredo, TXon
    January 2, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    We built a fireplace in an open area with high ceilings and with this firebox all the entire area keeps warm and cozy. Firebox construction is very heat-resistant and safe.

    great for that extra heat
    from Athens OHon
    December 16, 2011
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Fantastic deal for my distant master bed room. A person with some carpentry skills can put this heater (gas log included) in a weekend. The price is right on.

    from floridaon
    November 8, 2011
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    I recently ordered a Breckenridge firebox, it was delivered promptly (within 4 days of my order), This allowed me to complete my project ahead of schedule. The unit looks good and is well made.
    easy assembly


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