Here are three quick tips to identify dry firewood. When you go out to get some wood to throw on the fire or if you are collecting wood for the fire at camp Back Door Prepper shares their three tips to identify dry firewood. It is nice to have really dry wood so ther is less smoke from your fire. Wood that is still wet or damp inside will not burn well either. With these three tips you can make sure you have dry firewood before wasting time building a fire that won’t burn well or gives off loads of smoke.