GAM torch produces up to 16 inches of real flame from solid GAM fuel pellets, relatively smokeless and odorless, GAM torch is non-toxic, and clean burning. A real flame source that is environmentally safe. The automatic safety release latch will instantly snuff out the flame when the performers release their grip on the handle. Load one to four GAM fuel pellets into the fire chamber, depending on the size and duration of flame you desire. Four GAM fuel pellets will give you about 15 minutes of a 16 inch flame. The clean burning pellets leave almost no residue.