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1. (WO2005094413) LINEAR INCENDIARY STRAND AND METHOD FOR PRESCRIBED FIRE IGNITION

Pub. No.:    WO/2005/094413    International Application No.:    PCT/US2005/003302
Publication Date: Fri Oct 14 01:59:59 CEST 2005 International Filing Date: Wed Feb 02 00:59:59 CET 2005
IPC: F42D 3/00
Applicants: REISTROFFER, Jeffrey, P.
Inventors: REISTROFFER, Jeffrey, P.
Title: LINEAR INCENDIARY STRAND AND METHOD FOR PRESCRIBED FIRE IGNITION
Abstract:
An elongate, flexible, incendiary device for producing a nearly instantaneous source of flaming combustion along a linear pathway of indeterminate length. The incendiary device is provided in the form of a solid, continuous strand, such as, for example, a ribbon, tape, cord, filament, rope or tube. The device is comprised of means for rapid ignition along the longitudinal axis of the strand in co-linear arrangement with a solid or semi-solid combustible fuel composition. Upon ignition, the device produces flames from its exterior surface for a duration of time suitable for igniting nearby combustible matter. The incendiary device provides a nearly instantaneous line of fire for igniting prescribed fires, controlled burns, and backfires. A method for igniting vegetative matter over an area of land using one or more indeterminate lengths of a rapidly igniting linear incendiary strand.