Starting a Fire in Any Kind of Weather

In “Backwoods Home Magazine” for September/October, 2016 (Issue #161), Charles Sanders offers tips for starting a fire in any kind of weather. Read the entire article by clicking the link below the following exerpt.

Start a fire in any weather

By Charles Sanders

Most of us living in the backwoods are comfortable with utilizing fire as a tool. We use fire to heat our homes, burn brush, power our forges, help clear land, smoke meat, and cook our hotdogs at picnics. My grandma used to use kerosene-soaked corncobs to get the fire going in the kitchen range each morning.

But we also know that we may someday be in a situation where our ability to build a fire might determine whether we live or die.


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http://www.backwoodshome.com/start-a-fire-in-any-weather/

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