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Smoke coming in my fireplace

I live in a condo that is 3 units high. When the guy above me burns a fire in his fireplace, somehow the smoke comes down into my condo through my fireplace. I have no idea how this can happen and why....any help would be greatly appreciated.
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What's probably happening is the low air pressure in your condo, a typical situation with a basement condo, is always drawing air down your chimney, I guess through the badly closing fireplace damper. When there is smoke on the roof from the condo fireplace above, some of that is drawn down your chimney along with the air. The simplest solution is to add enough outside air to your condo so that your chimney is not acting as an air intake.

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