A fireplace makes a beautiful center piece of the house. I guess every house in America has it. Even our house that is 40 years old has one but we haven't tried using it at least once. We haven't gotten around to it but in the future I would like to make us of our fireplace during the cold Winter months. As for now, it is there waiting for someone to do something about it. I believe what I saw inside the fireplace is what they call a gas log. I am certain about that for I looked for it on the internet and there I found many types Gas Logs on
R. H. Peterson Real Fyre gas logs official website. Two of the most popular types of gas logs are Ventless Gas Logs and Vented Gas Logs.
Gas Log FAQs section of the website mentioned here.