Re: National Update
Michael F. Bowman (mfbowman@CAP.GWU.EDU)
Sat, 19 Nov 1994 02:13:25 -0500
On Fri, 18 Nov 1994, Paul H. Brown wrote:
> Does the revised edition of Guide to Safe Scouting revive the guideline
> that no liquid fuels are to be used to start (charcoal, wood, etc.) fires?
> This guideline appeared in a (1988, I think) national chemical fuels
> policy, but doesn't appear in the 1993 _Guide_.
> Paul H. Brown
> ASM, Troop 807
> GW District, NCAC
The BSA's 1993 Health and Safety Guide at p. 14 specifically prohibits
starting fires with liquid fuels. The Safe Scouting Guide editted and
distributed by our Council does not include this point. However, the
National policy takes precedence. The rule has not changed.
Speaking only for myself in the Scouting Spirit, Michael F Bowman
Used to be a Beaver, National Capital Area Council, B.S.A.
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