Fire starter

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A fire starter is a device for starting fires.

Mountain climbers and hikers typically use a magnesium alloy fire starter and striker that is designed to create fire in all weathers, climates and altitudes. Hiking stores sell both magnesium starters, firelighter blocks, and other specialist tinder.[1]


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