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How’s a signal fire different from a regular fire?

How is a signal fire different from a regular fire for warmth? t t— The Editors tSanta Fe, New Mexico

Tony Nester

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The signal fire gets you rescued! A signal fire relies on voluminous amounts of columnar smoke to alert searchers to your location. This means it has to be a relatively non-windy day for a signal fire to work effectively.

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