The Oddest Things That Need to Be in Your Bug Out Bag

5. Steel Wool


One small piece of a steel wool and a 9 Volt battery can start a fire. You will not need a lighter or matches to make this work. Instead, simply place the head of the battery against the steel wool and rub it around for a few seconds until a fire is started. Next, blow on the small spark to help it grow into a roaring fire. This works so well that it is vital not to put the steel wool and 9 Volt battery near each other in your bag.

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