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Finding Fatwood & How to Use it for Fire-Starting

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We often discuss the subject of fire-starting, and there’s a reason for this frequency: lighting a fire is one of the top priorities in a survival situation.

It’ll obviously keep you warm, which is important during the colder months, but fire-starting is equally necessary during the warm spring and summer months. Fire boils water for drinking and cooking, boosts morale, and can even deter the insect pests that seem to be everywhere this time of year.

It’s always wise to add a few fire-starting tools to your bug-out bag or backpack before you head outdoors — these may include a lighter, ferro rod, matches, petroleum-jelly-coated cotton balls, char cloth, and a variety of other items.

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