We love campfires at Sea Pirate Campground. Remember, safety first so that we ca…

We love campfires at Sea Pirate Campground. Remember, safety first so that we can all enjoy our time camping.

Here are some safety tips from @smokeybear

– Make sure you are at a site that allows campfires

– Make sure there are no burn bans and it’s not too windy.

– Dig a pit away from overhanging branches.

– Circle the pit with rocks.

– Clear a 10-foot area around the pit down to the dirt, removing anything that could catch on fire.

– Stack extra wood upwind and away from fire.

– After lighting, throw the match into the fire.

– Never leave a campfire unattended; an adult should supervise the campfire at all times.

– Keep a bucket of water and shovel nearby.

– Never put anything but wood into the fire.

– Do not pull sticks out of the fire.

– Do not sit on the fire ring or rocks around the campfire. They will heat up quickly and they’ll stay hot for a long time.

– When it’s time to put the fire out, dump lots of water on it, stir it with a shovel, then dump more water on it. Make sure it is COLD before leaving the campsite. If it’s too hot to touch, it’s too hot to leave!

Please share with friends and family these campfire safety tips.

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