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Fire and Aviation

Tent Hot, On Fire Not

Photo of a Sheepherder Stove.Sometimes tent stoves used for warmth and cooking cause accidental tent fires. "Sheepherder Stove" (0651–1305P–SDTDC) discusses the potential that sparks from these stoves could start fires. Test results explain which size spark arrester screen provides the best balance between reducing embers and allowing optimal stove performance.

For further information, contact Ron Tam, project leader (phone: 909–599–1267; ext. 274; e-mail: rtam@fs.fed.us).

To order the tech tip, contact SDTDC publications (phone: 909–599–1267, ext. 235; e-mail; rschnepp@fs.fed.us).


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