Camp Safety
 
 
  • Build campfires in safe locations where the fire cannot spread laterally of vertically.
  • Build campfires far enough away from tents to prevent sparks from burning holes in canvas or catching the blasted thing on fire itself.
  • Build campfires well away from the picket lines.

  • Have Water ready to put out any undesirable fires.

  • Do not load black powder weapons around the campfire.

  • Have designated schedule for going on picket duty. The horses need to be watched at all times on the picket line. Person should have an emergency poket knife for cutting away lead ropes in the case of extreme emergencies.