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12 Days of Prepared-mas: Day 8

Here is a handy little item that every 72 Hour Kit needs.  A simple fire starter can save lives.  When you are in the elements remember first to figure out shelter, then water, then food.  Staying warm will keep you alive.  What better way to stay warm than building a fire?  Having the tools and skill to find proper fire … read more


NPM6 No Way Out

window-ladder-252x300If you live in a multi-level residence or an upper level apartment, you have no doubt spent some time mapping out your family’s fire escape plan.  Often the easiest way out of a midnight fire is through the bedroom window.  Fire escape ladders are usually a safer bet than jumping.  I have a good friend who experienced an apartment complex … read more