Stay Alive How to Start a Fire without Matches eShort

Stay Alive   How to Start a Fire without Matches eShort

Stay Alive How to Start a Fire without Matches eShort

In this excerpt from Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need, John D. McCann teaches you how to select a fire site and how to start and maintain a fire.

Water and Fire Survival Handbook

Water and Fire Survival Handbook

Water and Fire Survival Handbook

Water and Fire Survival Handbook — Your Guide to Finding Safe Drinking Water and Creating Fire in Almost Any Survival Situation, from a New York Times Bestselling Author and Survival Expert New York Times bestselling author and survival school founder Tim MacWelch shows us how to find and provide safe drinking water in survival situations, and how to start a camp fire with a wide range of techniques and materials. In Water and Fire Survival Handbook, MacWelch illustrates and guides readers through the common supplies needed for gathering water and the knowledge necessary to know where to look to obtain water. Learn how to find, disinfect, avoid cross-contamination, and store water in a wide range of environments and survival situations, and also, learn how to get by with less than you might have imagined. And since water and fire are closely tied in survival, you’ll also learn how to start a fire with modern methods (like matches and lighters) as well as ancient methods (such as friction fire techniques and focusing sunlight). Throughout this detailed handbook you’ll find: How to locate water on any landscape Effective ways to collect precipitation Traditional and modern water disinfection techniques How to find the necessary fuels to start fires The best ways to use modern fire ignition methods, like ferrocerium rods and lighters Primitive fire starting methods like the bow drill, flint & steel and the bamboo fire saw How to maintain a fire once it’s established and how to make sure it’s out when you are done Water and Fire Survival Handbook will give readers much more than just the knowledge to light a fire and provide safe drinking water; it provides tools to become a problem-solver and think outside the box in any situation.

Fire Engineering

Fire Engineering

Fire Engineering


How to Start a Fire with Water

How to Start a Fire with Water

How to Start a Fire with Water

Life is unpredictable—are you prepared for it? Should disaster ever strike, you'll feel prepared with this book as your guide. Inside you'll find tips and tricks for surviving unpredictable situations at home, work, outdoors, and while traveling. From natural catastrophes such as lightning strikes, wildfire, floods, earthquakes, and tornadoes to man-made dangers such as car accidents, plane crashes, and electrical fires, this book will help you take the first steps to survival—being prepared.

National Fire Codes

National Fire Codes

National Fire Codes


When Technology Fails

When Technology Fails

When Technology Fails

Offers advice designed to help people plan and prepare for the possibility of short-term or long-term disruptions in the flow of goods and services, caused by either natural or technological disaster; and functions as a guide to sustainable technologies and options.