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  1. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    February 12, 2015, which was a Friday seemed like a good day to burn a pile of brush I had been building. This was vines, cherry cherry laurel, some young sweet gum trees,,, just an assortment of stuff. The fire caught the grass on fire which was expected. I started stomping the grass fire...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I’ve done quite a bit of writing about how to harvest and manage rainwater recently. However, in the wake of Sandy, it’s time to start thinking about what to do with an excessive amount of water (e.g. unwanted water flooding your basement), particularly during an emergency that knocks out power...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm far from being an expert on fire-fighting, so I'd like to ask those out there who are to give us some advise on fire extinguishers. I've been caught outrageously undergunned when trying to fight a truck fire. I and some others stopped to help a fellow with an engine fire. I pulled this...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hey all. Been wild times out here in the wilderness. Miss you all, but I must admit that I emjoy LAG (Life after google) Been crazy getting set with the wedding, doing ranch projects and trying to get things generally squared away. But I have yet another retarded story for you all. My Tacoma...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hey guys. IN case you missed it, we had a little thunderstorm here in California on Friday night / sunday morning. No rain, just a few little pecks of lightning that struck a few hundred fires in our county. Now we are down to 132 as the fires burn together, volunteer and community fire crews...
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