13 Different Ways To Start A Fire Without Matches

Every been camping, and your matches get wet?

You probably know how important building a fire in an emergency or survival situation is.

It could even mean the difference between life and death.

With a campfire, you can boil water, cook food and stay warm.

Even Bear Grylls says getting a fire started if you’re stranded can even lift your spirits, which can be a huge benefit if you’re in a sticky situation.

Fire starting skills are worth mastering.

From flint and steel to ferro rod, you’ll need to know these unconventional fire starting hacks the next time you’re out in the wilderness.

1. Everstryke

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2. Sandwich Bag And Water

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3. Sugar


4. Water Bottle


5. Cotton Swab And Lip Balm


6. Urine


7. Lemon


8. Steel Wool


9. Sticks


10. Empty Lighter


11. Razor Blade And Batteries


12. Cell Phone


13. Cotton Balls And Vaseline