Sep 18, 2020

Campfire Hacks

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  1. Cut corrugated cardboard into 6” X .5” strips. Put them in a zip lock bag with a tablespoon of cooking oil. To start a fire, just fold a strip into a “W”, put it under your tinder and kindling; or, regular charcoal. Light it with a match, lighter, flint & steel...

  2. Anonymous12:58 PM

    I cringed when I saw the headline for this post. I live in Colorado with many massive wildfires going on; most human caused. The problem is the whole state is in drought conditions and most areas have been under Stage 2 fire restrictions since mid-July. And yet most of our fires started after those restrictions were implemented. The Grand County Sheriff ordered all convenience stores to cease firewood sales. I love a good campfire but most people don't follow the "rules" for safe campfires or heed the fire bans. Right now I'm waiting for evacuation orders. It would be nice if this article mentioned checking for fire restrictions BEFORE lighting any campfire AND DO NOT leave that campfire unattended.


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