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The Urban Survivalists Guide to Fire Making

Fire has always been an essential element in human survival. It has a million and one uses and being able to make it will be an essential skill during an urban catastrophe. Here are a few things that can be done with fire:

  • Providing warmth and comfort
  • Cooking and preserving food
  • Purifying water
  • Sterilizing equipment and clothing
  • Creating smoke to signal others of your location
  • To psychologically boost and improve morale
  • Producing tools and weapons
  • Drying equipment
  • Creating light to see in the dark
  • Used as a weapon against looters and animals
  • Burning down enemy shelters Continue reading