Officials give the most detailed domestic directions about the fireguard; only they do not give the fireguard.
"The padre was right—it must be a fireguard, after all," said the Staff Captain.
His is broken and I can mend it while he puts in his fireguard with mine.
Scissors and matches must not be left lying about, and a fireguard must be fixed in position so that it cannot be disturbed.
It does not see that they have got a fire; it only punishes them for not having a fireguard.