How To Prepare for and deal with Wildfires

How To Prepare for and deal with Wildfires

As Australia is learning, wildfires are extremely dangerous. We had one here in the Smokies a couple of years ago that killed a bunch of people. Driving through not long after, you can hardly see the damage to the forest; but you can see the houses that burned. It...

How To Stay Warm, Without Being Able to Make a Fire

Stay dry. Water accelerates the cold and hypothermia.Get out of the wind.Build a shelter. Make it as small as possible. Essentially consider it extending layers of clothing. Use leaves, bark, pine needles, whatever. People forget that their clothing is their first...
How To Prepare For and Survive Wildfires

How To Prepare For and Survive Wildfires

Wildfires are a very nasty natural disaster– not that any of them are good. They are deadly, move fast and are unpredictable. We had one here in East TN a few years ago that killed 14, hurt many more and destroyed a number of residences. I recently drove through...