Whoo-ee! No foolin' either (on April 1st).
Common sense should be the rule, in all
of life. But I agree: sometimes common sense is in short supply...
When it comes to a campfire, one should never
be left unattended. Especially when conditions are "red flag
", but really - never. As in: NEVER leave a campfire unattended.
We often put tea lights out at night. Used to set them up 'as-is', meaning with NO tea light holders. Then, one little candle set fire to the underbrush, which spread to about a six foot circle of flame. That reached to a corner of someone's tent. (Sorry, no pics of all that), but I'll tell yall: Them modern nylon tents melt real
easy. Too easy.
We got lucky. Sounds like that car owner wasn't... Sigh.
Lesson learned: Safety First! (No, really. We mean it