When The Fires Burn

A UK prepping site researching, discussing and planning for the world this may become when the lights go out, chaos reigns.... and the fires burn.



My EDC (v2)

The first attempt at my EDC kit was developed when I first started prepping and I was developing a feel for the equipment I wanted to hand on a daily basis as an every day carry.  It worked to a… Continue Reading →

Handy EDC Item: Nitecore Tube USB Rechargable Torch

I have been looking for a small keyring torch to go on my car/house keys.  I’ve tried the cheap and cheerful ‘squeeze’ type ones powered by a small coin battery but they are only usable to a very limited brightness… Continue Reading →

Handy Item: CK Magma Pouches With Carabiners

I spotted this (Amazon) set of three pouches from the tool storage range from CK Magma and ordered two sets.  They are very well made with excellent materials and stitching and the three sizes are very handy.  They all have… Continue Reading →

My Tech EDC

As part of the equipment I carry every day, I have an EDC pouch which I tend to keep physically with me or at least have it nearby and I have a Get home Bag (GHB) which stays in the… Continue Reading →

Handy EDC Item: Sewing Kit

As part of my EDC kit I was looking for a basic and compact sewing kit for those times when a button needs fixing back on or a minor repair is needed.  After doing some searches I found this Micro/Mini… Continue Reading →

My EDC (v1)

When I started prepping, I hadn’t really thought of the concept of and ‘Every Day Carry’ or EDC pack.  We all have items and tools we use on a regular basis, maybe not even every day, and when we want… Continue Reading →

My GHB / EDC Fire Kit

Even though I am usually no more than 12 miles from home when working and when I am it is still only 40-50 miles, I still wanted a basic fire kit as part of my Get-Home-Bag and EDC.  It will… Continue Reading →

Handy EDC: Lightweight Stanley 4-in-1 Screwdriver

I have just added this useful, lightweight Stanley 66-344M 4-in-1 Pocket Screwdriver to my EDC as it gives four different bits in a handy pen-like format and it’s great value as well!  the bits are organised into a large and… Continue Reading →

Video: Maxpedition Fatty EDC Pouch

This Maxpedition "Fatty" pouch looks very useful and this video from KnifeTex shows a nice set of gear.  I'm very tempted to add one of these pouches to my equipment list as an EDC.   I also like t...

Prepping Progress

At the moment, posts on When The Fires Burn are quick ones highlighting videos or handy items I have found while researching my prepping intentions. The will be more substantial posts coming soon as I get more focused on individual… Continue Reading →

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