Can I use a small propane torch to start the wood fire?

While starting your fire with a propane torch is fun - it shouldn’t be necessary if your kindling and firewood are properly seasoned. In fact, your kindling and firewood should light-up faster than chain smoker getting off a 10 hour flight!

A balled up piece of paper and a single match should create a roaring fire. But if you still want to have fun with a propane torch, here are a few links -