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VICTORIA, Australia — A Parks Victoria survey has revealed concerning numbers about people’s understanding of how to correctly extinguish a campfire.
Just 26 percent of people correctly identified that water should be poured onto a campfire, with the other 74 percent thought that a fire should be extinguished by covering it with soil or sand.
Campfires must always be fully extinguished with water, not soil, and must be cool to touch before being safe to leave.
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