At last a vac that can suck up ash and warm embers! Using a fire-resistant hose and a specially designed filtering system for ash the Ash Vac solves the problem of removing ash from woodburning stoves and fireplaces safely. No more waiting for embers to cool down. And dust will not go through the filters and out into the room. The Ash Vac features a 5′ flame-resistant flexible metal hose 3 gallon ash capacity and a powerful 6-amp motor. A special snap spring assembly allows for cleaning the secondary filter without taking off the lid.