Joe Fischer, from USurviveAll, walks you through making fire with his Firestarter, $25, at the Greater Indiana Survival Expo, 12/4/2016.
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From power outages to Armageddon, the vendors at the Greater Indy Survival Expo had visitors covered over the weekend.

“I’ve seen stuff here I didn’t even know existed,” said Edgar Billups, a Brookston native who considers himself a “rookie survivalist.”

“It’s a whirlwind of information, but I think it’s something everybody should at least be knowledgeable about now,” he said while looking at a booth of knives, pellet grenades and other self-defense items. “You never know what’ll happen tomorrow, or next week or next year … but when…