Gas fireplace smells like propane. Previous owners converted this to a gas fireplace but took their logs when they moved. I have an exterior vented propane fireplace in a new home my wife and i bought. The house we bought originally had a wood burning fireplace.
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It puts out a dinky little flame and within minutes the whole house smells like propane and i have to open the windows to air it out. Natural gas impurities in its purest form natural gas has no odor as a gas or when burned. Can smell like burnt sulfur or plastic burning electric insulation like a car or garbage fire or like a very thick smoky wood fireplace or brushfire smoke generally more a pollution or overheating type smell than a burning smell.
Include other odors produced by impurities in the gas supply and you have the distinct smell ventless logs produce.