Magnesium fire starting isolated on white
05 May 2017

Fire Starter Options and Backups

If you’re like me, you like to have a back-up and then a back-up back-up. Every method of starting fires has their pros and cons. Let’s look at a few things to think about when you’re worried about starting a fire. Magnesium Scraper These work well, but you have to

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Exploding Fire Extinguisher Ball
13 Jul 2016

Exploding Fire Extinguisher? Throw This Extinguisher and It Puts Out Fires

If Elide Fire has its way, the vertical fire hydrant “spray cans” will be a thing of the past. They’ve created an exploding fire extinguisher ball that just makes so much sense. When you’re in a fire, how close do you really want to be to it? Yes, fire extinguishers

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types of firepit
08 Jul 2016

Take Flame Anywhere with a Portable Fire Pit

There’s a good chance that if you’re reading this blog, sitting around a fire is on your list of enjoyable past times. It doesn’t really matter whether the flame is big or small, on the beach, in the woods or in your backyard, does it? Propane is cool–um, make that

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Prevent fireworks fire and injuries
02 Jul 2016

How to Be Safe With Fireworks

Fireworks are a symbol of our nation’s independence and we have celebrated the Fourth of July with backyard displays and city-sponsored spectacles for decades. While “everyone does it,” there’s no doubt, though, that fireworks can pose a serious safety hazard. Every year news outlets follow the holiday with reports of

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Safety Tips in Case of Fire
09 Jun 2016

5 Tips to Stay Safe in Case of Fire

Stop for a minute to imagine the scary sight of a line of quickly moving fire approaching your home. Imagine the popping of trees falling over as they succumb to the heat and ash pouring down from the sky. The air will be thick with smoke and hard to breathe.

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21 Jan 2016

Why Every Survival Kit Needs Fire Starting Tools

If you are stranded in the wilderness, it is absolutely essential that you are able to start a fire. In many locations, temperatures at night can get dangerously cold. Even if the temperatures are not frigid, you still may be in danger. Hypothermia can occur in temperatures as warm as

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25 Nov 2015

Man Survives 7 Hours in Washington Wildfire

A Washington wildfire nearly claimed the life of Mark Desdier in mid-August. The 62-year-old was in his Okanogan County cabin near Omak when things got dangerous fast. The Washington native was in the midst of trying to save neighbors in nearby cabins around 4 p.m. on Aug. 21 during the

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07 Nov 2014

Use This Household Item to Create Survival Fire-Starters

Prepping your Bug Out Bag means you’ll need to think about fire-starting options that are available. Your best bet is to try out as many as possible before choosing what will work best for you. A wide range of options will greet you, from the expensive packaged camp store versions

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