fires





5/24/2016
Since moving to our isolated piece of heaven in 2000, we've had at least four serious forest-fire scares. One doesn't hear much about these fires in the north unless they threaten a community like Fort McMurray, Alberta. But the fires that have burned around us were equally as vicious and consumed over ¾ million acres. This 2-part blog series will look at the terror of forest fires and how to survive them.
9/7/2015
Emergency preparedness is a necessary part of any well-functioning homestead. Here's what an Idaho family learned when a fire started less than a 1/4 mile away.
2/2/2015
We use the winter to mitigate our wildfire exposure as opposed to the summer when we are involved with other needed tasks.
8/11/2014
The fire moon shows up every year when the forest fires start up. Maggie Bonham has some recommendations for preparing to evacuate with animals.
7/2/2012
Tips on how to enjoy fireworks safely!
10/15/2008
Use this parabolic mirror as a handy pocket-sized firestarter.




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