How To Make A Campfire?: If you are thinking to go to a party with your friends to an island or jungle or maybe you plan to go out for camping with your friends you definitely should know how to make a campfire.

It is very important for you to learn, but you have to keep in mind that the place where you are planning to have a bonfire, you do not put anyone or anything in danger.

How To Make A Campfire

In some areas, you need to seek permission for the bonfire, and sometimes you think about bonfire but you can not actually do that because you don’t know how to make a campfire. In this Tryarticles article, we will assist you at how to make a  campfire or a bonfire.

Following are some of the most simple points/steps to make a campfire.

  • The first step to light a fire without using wood is to create a fire pit.  You have to dig a 3 inches deep hole which is 2 feet in diameter in the center of your ring it’s your choice whether you are doing with your hands or you are using any tool for it.
  • To ensure that the fire will be safe, encircle the ring with sand or stones whatever is available, to make a boundary so that other things do not get fire.
setting up
  • In the center of the hole put two parallel pieces of wood, to make a base of the structure which will form fire. Although using wood is an efficient way to start a fire and it keeps burning for long but in case you are at such a place where there is no wood then you can use other several materials. Some of such materials are.
  • Newspaper
  • Toilet paper roll
  • Dry debris etc
  • Arrange the woods or whatever material you are using in such a way that you create a good structure and the fire can reach where you want it to reach.
  • As everything is set for you and now you need a tool to light a fire, rubbing stones together to light a fire is a renowned method from the past but in this era, everyone has a lighter or a matchbox with them as if you are in a group someone who smokes must have it.
  • Once the fire is on, start fanning gently using a plate or any other tool. Don’t blow too aggressively that the fire may blow out. The fire will gradually become bigger and you’ll be able to enjoy the warmth of the bonfire.


  • Now after you are done with the enjoyment and you want to abandon it, the best way to extinguish the fire is to leave it till it totally burns this the safest way and followed by many people.

Starting a fire

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