Dakota Fire Hole

  David’s Passage A Dakota fire hole is a simple fire-building method that emits low light and creates very little smoke, so you don’t need to worry about unwanted attention in a survival situation. The fire pushes hot air from the fire exit points through...

Emergency Escape Plan

September is National Preparedness Month, promoted by the US government (DHS and FEMA). Fortunately, we’re several months ahead in our planning, so we’re already putting together our 72 hour kits. The next step is to have a family council and discuss emergency escape...

How to Keep Warm With No Electricity

7 “C’s” for Keeping Warm – Last month’s article on preparing your home for winter reminded us of the importance of repairing doors and windows to eliminate drafts. Now we’ll address ways to stay warm during an extended electrical power outage where no generator...

What to Do During a Wildfire

                    If you are warned of an approaching wildfire, get your family together, then: Evacuate your pets and anyone with medical or physical limitations and young children immediately. Wear protective...

Wildfire is Coming. Are You Ready?

Due to continued drought, the possibility of wildfire continues throughout the western states. When fires burn through areas, some homes are spared and others are not. Is there a way to make your property more fire resistant? One way to help protect your home is to...
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