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How to start a fire

5 STEPS

Great stories, and unforgettable memories all take place around the campfire. Whether you’re starting a teepee or log cabin fire, creating a spark is key. Here's how it's done.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

Step

Gather some tinder and kindling from around your campsite to make a nest out of bark or grass

The finer and dryer the materials, the better

Step

Using a knife, shred Light My Fire Tinder sticks into shreds

Step

Using the flint striker, strike toward tinder pieces to create a spark

Your tinder will soon catch fire

Step

Gently blow on the nest

Step

Slowly add more tinder and kindling