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Campfire Equipment Kailua Kona HI

Have fire-fighting equipment close at hand: a bucket of water and a shovel. Locate a water source, so you can easily refill the bucket when necessary. Use the water and a shovel full of mineral soil on the fire to put it out. Before starting the fire, review fire-extinguishing techniques with everyone in the group, and show them where the tools and equipment are.

Catchem Sports Fishing
(808) 329-2670
77-6456 Pualani St
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Sports Authority
(808) 327-6070
Kona Commons, 74-5444 Makala Boulevard
Kailua-Kona, HI
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Pacific Island Lure Innovations - Pili Lures
(808) 325-7213
73-1063 Loloa Dr
Kailua Kona, HI
 
E-C Tarps-Canopy Tents
(808) 329-5444
74-951 Hooloa Place
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Bondallian Tennis
(808) 322-6090
78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Big Island RV Safari Activities Rent-It
(808) 334-0464
75-5785 Kuakini Highway
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Play It Again Sports
(808) 334-0051
74-5615 Luhia Street
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Melton International Tackle Inc
(808)329-0800, (808)329-0830
74-50 Queen Kaahumanu Highway
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Dave`s Bike & Triathlon Shop
(808) 329-4522
75-5669 Alii Drive
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Hawaii Forest & Trail Limited
(808) 331-8505
74-5035 Queen Kaahumanu Highway Suite B
Kailua Kona, HI
 

Campfire Safety

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Campfire Safety


From the pages of Camping Life Magazine

Fire safety in camp is not just about helping Smokey the Bear prevent forest fires; it’s also about personal safety. So how do we manage our campfires in a way that helps promote forest health and prevent painful burn injuries?

We can begin by observing these campfire safety tips.

Choose your firebase wisely. Build campfires on mineral soil, not organic material that can catch fire or smolder, even after the fire looks as if it has been put out.

Look up and look around. Never build a fire beneath overhanging tree limbs or near bushes or grasses. The fire might flare up or send up a shower of sparks. Even “green” foliage can easily catch fire; the sap inside some trees and bushes can burn furiously.

Surround the firebase. Use a solid fire ring or fire pit. If that’s not available, use stones that have been gathered from dry ground to make a fire ring. Avoid river rocks that have been saturated with water; they may expand and fracture when they get hot.

Have fire-fighting equipment close at hand: a bucket of water and a shovel. Locate a water source, so you can easily refill the bucket when necessary. Use the water and a shovel full of mineral soil on the fire to put it out. Before starting the fire, review fire-extinguishing techniques with everyone in the group, and show them where the tools and equipment are.

Don’t use flammable liquids to start the fire. The blaze is likely to flare up when ignited. This could result in personal injury, or the fire may spread.

Keep it small. There is no need for a huge bonfire anyway. It gets so hot that you can’t approach it comfortably. A large fire consumes excess firewood and can send sparks into dry foliage and start a fire.

Be careful as you feed wood into the fire. Place new wood on top the blaze gently. Tossing the wood on the fire can send sparks and embers flying.

Keep everything flammable a safe distance from your fire. Sta...

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