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Follow Open Fire Safety Rules for Backyard Fires

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Long before you light the first match for your outdoor fire, you need to check with your local authorities to see what types of fires are permitted where you live. You are likely to find that the vast majority of municipalities have their own rules, regulations, and guidelines with regard to the different types of [...]

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Guidelines for Creating Open Campfires in National Parks

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Sitting around an open campfire is one of the best parts of going camping. There is nothing quite like the glow of an open fire in the evening after the sun has set. At the same time there is nothing worse than the glow of a forest fire caused by someone who let his [...]

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How to Treat Fire Pit Burn Injuries

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cool summer and autumn evenings often mean the chance to sit outside with your family gathered around a warm fire. This is a very common scene as millions of Americans have joined the trend of having a fire pit in their backyards. These small self-contained wood or gas fires can provide hours of enjoyment, but [...]

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Pouring Gasoline to Light a Fire Pit is Deadly

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Having a fire pit in your backyard can bring added warmth to a chilly evening. Thousands of people use portable fire pits while camping, millions more have one in their backyard. Every year hundreds of people are badly burned when pouring gasoline to light a fire pit. Despite all of the warnings about the danger [...]

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Never Pour Accelerants! Preventing Fire Pit Accidents in Your Backyard

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is nothing quite like the crackle of an open fire burning in your backyard on a cool summer night.  On any given night, thousands of families can be found gathered around fire pits enjoying the warmth, toasting hotdogs and marshmallows, and having a good time. Along with the rising number of these supposedly safe [...]

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Don’t Fall Into the Fire Pit! Fire Pit Accident Prevention At Home

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The sun is just starting to set, the fire pit is blazing away merrily, and you are getting settled in for a relaxing evening. This scene is being repeated all across the country both during the daylight hours as well as at night. While this might seem to be the perfect way to spend a [...]

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Fighting Forest Fires – The Job of a Fire Lookout

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Few people give much thought to the slowly shrinking number of fire lookouts still quietly doing their jobs in forests all across the country. Yet these men and women still perform the same basic job as the predecessors have done for over one hundred years. This is to keep a very close eye on millions [...]

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Do I Need a Fire Pit Permit?

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Going for a swim in a backyard pool or sitting around the glowing warmth of a fire pit have become two very popular pastimes across the country. But what many people do not realize is that in many cities and states a fire pit permit may be required before the first match can be struck. [...]

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Forty S’mores Recipes for Summer

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

For most of us who have a sweet tooth, here is an awesome post with forty s’mores recipes from the Huffington Post. Great for camping and home cooking. From s’mores ice cream cake to smores pudding shots , take your pick from these 4o recipes. But here are 3  unique concoctions that stood out that you may want to [...]

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Three Good Reasons to Have a Fire Pit by the Pool

| August 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

They add another reason to go sit by your pool. Having a fire pit poolside adds extra functionality and ultimately provides two destinations to your outdoor space instead of just one, being your pool. Now your pool area provides a place to go sit down and enjoy a crackling fire – even when it’s too [...]

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