Fire

Fire is a vital element for preppers as it serves multiple essential functions in emergency preparedness. From providing warmth and cooking food to purifying water and signaling for help, fire plays a critical role in survival scenarios. Preppers understand the significance of fire as a versatile tool that can enhance their comfort, security, and overall well-being during emergencies. Therefore, mastering fire-related skills and techniques is a cornerstone of effective preparedness for preppers.

Despite its benefits, fire can also pose significant risks if not handled with caution and expertise. Fire safety skills are paramount for preppers to prevent accidents, injuries, and property damage while utilizing fire in emergency situations. Understanding fire safety protocols, practicing proper fire-building techniques, and knowing how to extinguish fires safely are essential competencies that preppers must cultivate to ensure their own safety and that of their surroundings.

Incorporating fire safety training into their preparedness plans equips preppers with the knowledge and confidence to use fire responsibly and effectively in various scenarios. By honing their fire safety skills through practice, experimentation, and continuous learning, preppers can minimize the likelihood of accidents and maximize the benefits of using fire as a valuable resource in emergency situations. Prioritizing fire safety not only enhances the effectiveness of fire-related activities but also reinforces overall preparedness by promoting a culture of responsibility and caution in handling this essential element.

House Fire Prevention

April 11, 2016
House fire prevention begins with understanding the most common causes of house fires and taking precautions to avoid these situations.
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Surviving a Snowstorm

January 23, 2023
Winter is undoubtedly one of the most magical seasons and a favorite of many people across the world; but what happens when the gentle cascading snow abruptly evolves into a deadly blizzard or snowstorm?
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Hazards of Snowstorms

January 12, 2023
Snowstorms often lead to disaster and quickly become dangerous, causing personal injuries, frostbites, hypothermia, and in severe cases, death. Accumulated snow and ice can cause road blockages, trapping residents indoors and causing car accidents. The list of what could go wrong during a snowstorm is endless.
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Staying Safe While Traveling During Winter

January 4, 2023
Whether traveling in the summer, autumn, or winter; staying safe is an integral part of our everyday life and cannot be overemphasized. Safety is a must and should not be handled with a slack hand, especially when multi-ton vehicles are involved.
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Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

September 7, 2022
Most people automatically reach for a generator, candle, or fireplace when the electricity goes out. All of which can result in carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning if not used properly. Due to a broken gas line or some unforeseen circumstance, it occasionally occurs even while the electricity is on.
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How to be Prepared for a Solar Flare

August 16, 2022
Most people are not aware of when a Solar Flare occurs. The standard solar flare is not seen by the unaided eye of humans, nor is it smart to look at the sun anyways. Despite this, they do happen. Us being on earth and within our atmosphere are generally protected from any harm a Solar Flare can cause. However, other things like power and electronics, may not escape damage.
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Extended Power Outages

August 13, 2022
A natural disaster, an emp, or residents overloading the grid is enough to cause a power outage. The level of severity of the power outage can vary. That's why no matter where you reside, knowing what causes a power outage and how to be prepared for it can help you and your family be one step ahead of the situation.
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Winter Storms | A Survival Retrospective

May 10, 2021
While winter storms are considered events that should be prepared for, we do not typically consider them natural disasters. However, this particular situation moved into the disaster category quickly, and not just a natural disaster but also a man-made disaster.
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Fire Evacuation Challenge

December 16, 2019
It is important that preparation is coupled with practice to establish habits that become automatic when an emergency occurs. Panic can be your worst enemy in an emergency situation. Practicing your fire evacuation plan can significantly reduce panic and increase your chances of survival.
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Sodium Chloride IV Kits

November 29, 2021
Salt is so commonplace and so often used in the kitchen that we forget it serves more critical purposes. Sodium chloride (salt) and sodium chloride solution make for essential items everyone should have in their survival kit.
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