Originally Posted by MonkeyBiz
Seriously, it take a 10 y/o with ADD, armed with a magnifying glass and vengeance for ants and grasshoppers 10 minutes to start a fire that take $100,000 with of equipment, 40-300 man hours and thousands of gallons of water to extinguish, and I, a 30 y/o adult with 500+ hours of fire training can't start a fire armed with a butane lighter, 5 gallons of gas and a stack of wood. That is frustrating.
Reminds me of the neighbor of a friend who wanted to get her fire going faster in her wood stove so she thought that 5-gallon can of gasoline would do the trick.
She is now homeless until it's rebuilt.
The ignorance of some people astounds me.