I have a fire place, should I seal the wall air vents in this room?

I have a fire place, should I seal the wall air vents in this room?

If you are not using the fireplace then you can seal off the wall air vents.

However, if you do use your fireplace, DO NOT seal the wall air vents in the room as they help with ventilation in the event that smoke escapes the fireplaces and enters the room.
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