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Creating Fire In The Wilderness

by Bella Edward (2019-04-22)

Only if the fire is small or just    Combat Shooter System   started, should you attempt to put it out yourself. In just seconds the fire could spread, blocking exits, or overcome you with heat and smoke. This would keep you from warning others or getting you and your family safely outside.The point of all this is that, if you have no other emergency product in your home,

everyone should have at least one large fire blanket (fire safety blanket/fire proof blanket) in their home; preferably in their bed room, where it can be reached at a moments notice. Remember, being prepared is the best way to survive a fire emergency.Air is pretty much a given, so other than an NBC event (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical) which would require a protective mask of some type, you needn't concern yourself with breathing.

Shelter is critical but shouldn't be difficult to supply. You need to have a sun and wind break available to you at all times. This can be in the form of protective clothing when on the move and exposed or trees, tents or buildings when hunkered down. Time of year, climate and geography will dictate what form of shelter is needed.

In the survivalist and prepper world, they refer to an improved and fixed shelter as a BOL or BugOut Location (or even Bug Out Lair). During the Cold War this would have been easily recognizable as a fallout bunker. But for anything short of a nuclear war or cosmic calamity (e.g. asteroid impact), any cabin or trailer that is safely outside of the crisis area is a reasonable BOL.Water is critical. We use it as fuel, coolant, lubrication... really everything your body does requires water as a component or conduit.