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How to Start a Campfire: A Guide

How to Start a Campfire: A Guide

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Knowing how to start a campfire is one of those many people think is easy but realize it can be a bit more complicated in practice. If you want to start a campfire in less than ideal conditions, difficulty also increases. Whether you're starting a fire in your backyard or on a desert island, join us as we explain how to build a campfire that will last the night and keep the cold at bay. The Fire Triangle There is an important concept in both fire safety and fire-building called the Fire Triangle. These are the three elements that must come together for a fire to begin. The first side of the triangle is oxygen. Without oxygen, a fire will choke out and die. Oxygen is a key component of the reaction needed to make a fire (and tends to be everywhere). The second side is heated....