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I lit my gas fireplace and left the room. When I came back both the pilot and main burner were off. I figured my t-couple dropped out. Turned the valve to pilot, pressed the knob down, hit the ignitor and blew the front glass completely out???

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Pilot must have gone out along with main burner ,but it takes 30 secs to shut off would say you hit the ignitor at the wrong time to blow out glass . So you will need a new glass if broken , clean pilot and burner I would change thermocouple , then checkif gas valve is not sticking open . Maybe best to get local gas company to check this all out.

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