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What Not to Do as Part of Fire Pit Safety

What Not to Do as Part of Fire Pit Safety

Today, we’ll be letting you know what to avoid doing so that you can maximize fire pit safety.

Are you a pool owner? If so, perhaps you’ve been thinking of ways to improve your poolscape. One such way to do this is by installing a new fire pit. Fire pits are perfect features to have around your yard, as they give you a great hangout spot that can be used year-round. They’re also quite beautiful, and it can be peaceful to watch a crackling fire as the sun goes down. In order to enjoy a fire pit to its fullest, however, you must know how to use it safely. Today, we’ll be letting you know what to avoid doing so that you can maximize fire pit safety.

Don’t Use Any Fuel Accelerants

Kerosene and gasoline can certainly start fires, but you don’t want to use these around your fire pit. These fuel sources can create fires that are too big to handle, putting your home and everyone around it in danger. There are also toxic chemicals that get released if you use these fuel sources, so you should avoid using these to start fires.

Don’t Ignore an Ongoing Fire

Just like with any flame in your kitchen, you should never walk away from a burning fire in your fire pit. You’ll want to be around to stoke the fire when needed. You’ll want to be around to keep kids at a safe distance from the flames. You’ll want to be around to extinguish flames in an emergency. All of these are parts of fire pit safety, and you won’t be able to stay safe if you ignore an open fire.

Don’t Use a Straight Stream of Water

If you ever have to put out a fire, don’t try to extinguish it with a straight stream of water. Instead, you want to use a showered stream. If water is directly aimed at a fire, the embers from that fire could spread. Another method to promote fire safety is to dump sand on the fire. If you stir embers with the use of a fire pit tool, it will help the embers stay cooler, and reduce the likelihood of a fire reigniting.

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