Yes, a fire pit can be dug into the ground. Many people prefer sunken fire pits for various reasons. Let’s examine the advantages and disadvantages of a fire pit that is dug into the ground: Advantages:
Sunken fire pits are less prone to dangers because fires that are out of control tend to be less likely be spread.
There are less dangers due to nearby combustibles if the fire is not above the ground.
The fire pit can be easily hidden from view, if desired.
A sunken fire pit is more permanent than a portable one, adding to the beauty of your outdoor space.
One of the risks associated with pits in the ground is that they could be more hazardous for pets and children. You should consider installing a safety fence or some other barrier to ensure the safety of your pets and children.
Depending on your soil composition, it may be more difficult to dig the pit.
Once the pit is in place, it may be difficult to remove or relocate it.
In conclusion, a fire pit dug into the ground can be a great addition to your outdoor space as long as the risks and disadvantages are considered and addressed. By taking necessary safety measures, a sunken fire pit can create a cozy and enjoyable area for you to spend time with family and friends.