Fire Safety [Was: Safety]
- If you'll allow me to introduce a couple ideas from more serious
Regia Anglorum regulations say, ""Every LHE [Living History
Exhibition] structure...to have a fire extinguisher in a red bag at
its right-hand side front."
Fire Safety in a Period Camp" (
http://www.texianlegacy.com/firesafety.html) there is a illo drafted
by Tim Todish for _Muzzleloader" magazine. The logo on hidden fire
extinguishers is universal and will look period but anyone in or even
passing by the camp will know where the extinguisher is.
The big difference with these examples and the SCA is that these are
for the use of camps open to the public. Since the SCA is a private
clambake, there is no need for such measures.
- Check the regulations in the area you are camping in
and also check with the event coordinator. In Arizona
where brush fires are a regular occurence we have park
rangers inspecting for VISIBLE fire extinguishers.
Just keep in mind that not having your fire
extinguisher out in the open and easily identified
could mean your expulsion from the site.
Viscountess Deirdre D'Argenteuil, OL
Barony of Atenveldt
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- --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, Deirdre D'Argenteuil
>I'm on board with visible fire extinguishers (or fire buckets). What
> Check the regulations in the area you are camping in
> and also check with the event coordinator. In Arizona
> where brush fires are a regular occurence we have park
> rangers inspecting for VISIBLE fire extinguishers.
> Just keep in mind that not having your fire
> extinguisher out in the open and easily identified
> could mean your expulsion from the site.
if one is a guest in an encampment, or a passerby who observes a fire
that was left unattended and has gotten out of control? (Yes, the SCA
has its share of folks who are first time campers and do things like
leave lighted candles sitting in dry grass and walk away.)
If you can't find it, you can't use it.
Tuppenceworth from the peanut gallery,
Jehanne de Wodeford