One of the best things about camping is winding down around a campfire in the evening, but sometimes getting the fire started can be a struggle. Whether it be damp wood, or just a issue with getting your flames to catch, everyone has had difficulty igniting at some point in their lives.

The new Pull Start Fire can help alleviate those problems and more with their 5-second fire starter! Whether you’re a seasoned bonfire builder or doing it for the first time, Pull Start Fire makes starting a campfire simple and instantaneous.

It all started when Mike Beyrodt did what he loved to do. He went camping. He and his friends, Ryan and Zach were in Snowshoe, West Virginia where it was a rather frigid -22 degrees outside. And there, in the snow, they were having a terrible time lighting a fire. Mike and his buddies joked that, where starting a campfire was concerned, there should be ‘an app for that’. In this day and age, they should be able to ‘push a button’ and poof, there’s fire!

When the trip was done – and all were home, Mike endeavored to actually invent something that would do precisely that. Something that would easily start a fire with frozen or wet wood, in any weather. Something that made starting a fire as fast as it was easy.

Pull Start Fire Highlights:

  • The easiest and fastest way to start a fire
  • NO matches, lighters, or kindling needed
  • Add wood, pull the string, and let the flames begin!
  • Windproof and rainproof
  • Lights wet wood
  • Burns for 30 minutes
  • Safe to cook over
  • Toss a pack in your car, camper, or go bag for instant fun!


So, when heading out camping next, remember the wood and Pull Start Fire, to spend more time enjoying your campfire than trying to start it. Available in 3-packs at Canadian Tire.

About the Author

Bryen Dunn is a freelance journalist based in Toronto with a focus on tourism, lifestyle, entertainment and community issues. He has written several travel articles and has an extensive portfolio of celebrity interviews with musicians, actors and other public personalities. He’s willing to take on any assignments of interest, attend parties with free booze, listen to rants, and travel the world in search of the great unknown. He’s eager to discover the new, remember the past, and look into the future.