2-32. TRIOXANE COMPRESSED FUEL
(Figures 1-3, and 1-4. Items 10 and 8)
ventilation when igniting or burning Avoid skin
contact, inhalation of fumes and ingestion.
The trioxane compressed fuel is in a block form with each block
individually wrapped and contained in a paper box which furnishes
detailed instruction on use of fuel. The fuel may be used for
heating food or as a fire-starting aid when trying to burn green or
wet wood and other hard to-burn fuel items.
2-33. MAGNESIUM FIRESTARTER (Figures
1-3,1-4; items 1 and 3)
To ignite gathered tinder (paper, leaves, small twigs, bark, etc.),
shave narrow side of firestarter with knife blade to accumulate
shavings the size of a quarter. Place tinder next to pile of shavings
and scrape the entire length of sparking insert rapidly to ignite
shavings and tinder.