- Being aware of restrictions on shooting and other activities in fire-prone areas.
- Not using tracer rounds, exploding targets and ammunition that is steel-jacketed or contains steel core components.
- Knowing that a vehicle’s hot exhaust systems can ignite dry vegetation.
- Making sure all campfires are properly extinguished.
In addition to the new infographic, NSSF also makes available a 30-second audio public service announcement on wildfire prevention. “Planning to head outdoors today? The National Shooting Sports Foundation reminds you to check the fire danger levels in your area . . . and to take precautions,” says the PSA. NSSF asks shooting ranges, firearms retailers, target shooters and hunters to share this fire-prevention infographic with others in the outdoors community by displaying at shooting ranges, firearms retail shops and outdoor-equipment stores, as well as sharing on websites, blogs and social media sites. It is made available in an easy-to-print 8.5 by 11 format.Read full article