The short video explains how a flame is created in a lighter.
Also of Interest
Video: How Does a Match Work?
Why does a match burn? Why does it ignite only on the friction surface of the matchbox?
What happens chemically when a candle is burned?
Focus: The Chemistry of Tobacco
Looking at the history of tobacco consumption – from chewing and snuffing to smoking
Clever Picture: Nicotine – Chemistry of Smoking