Most country lodges, log cabins, and cottage have a place for a fire... many have more than one.
An indoor fireplace and/or a stove, an outdoor firepit, or maybe just a clearing on some sand.
As wonderful as it is to enjoy our fires, it is critically important to ALWAYS keep in mind the powerfully destructive potential of fire.
Maintaining a healthy respect for fire will enable you to enjoy all of its positive attributes.
Fire safety is always a concern, but all the more so if your lodge or cabin is out in the country far from fire hydrants and fire departments. You live with a risk of losing your shangri-la to a devastating fire.
There are things you can do to minimize your risk and maximize your safety.
We provide important links to fire safety related to:
Destructive fires are something we don't want to think about too much... but some forethought, planning and preparation can prevent a devastating disaster in the future.
Along with the important safety considerations and links, we've also found a great selection of useful and fun fire related items.
The firepit page contains a great assortment of above ground firepits and some accessories to help make your fires safer and more enjoyable.
And the fireplace page likewise contains a great selection of screens, fireplace tools, log carriers and log racks, grates, etc. to make that special place in your home even more enjoyable.
For more details and fire safety suggestions, check out the Chimney Safety Institute of America