Joe starts with a basic fire steel and goes on to show many ways to start a fire.
Here’s a neat container for matches and some tips on firestarting.
You can use steel wool to help start a good fire, even using your flashlight batteries!
Here is a demo of how to build a winter snow shelter and fix a cup of hot tea.
Keep a small tube a vaseline in an emergency kit to use with cotton pads for quick fire starting.
You should carry alcohol swabs in your first aid kit. You can also use them to help start a fire in poor conditions.
You can use a corner of your cotton T-shirt to start a fire in an emergency. Watch how:
Don’t throw away a lighter just because it runs out of fuel. You can still light a fire with it!
You can use common household items to help start a fire. Joe Brandl shows you how here:
Here is a demo of starting a fire using duct tape!