Free Fire Starters

Dry pine cones make excellent kindling for starting a fire.
By Pat Long
December 2012/January 2013
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Dry pine cones can be used to start a fire.
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To make very effective fire starters, wrap a few pine cones inside recycled paper bags.

Pat Long
Red Cloud, Nebraska

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