Daring Wildfire Rescues

Daring Wildfire Rescues

by Amy Waeschle


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A wildfire can move up to 14 miles per hour, burning up everything in its path in just minutes. From well-known wildfires around the world to those that are lesser known, learn about victims who got caught in wildfires and about the valiant attempts to save them. You'll be on the edge of your seat as you discover the details of what makes a successful rescue, from fierce determination to the right equipment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543501162
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Series: Rescued!
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

Rescues in Wildfires 4

Race to the Miramichi River 8

A Watery Escape in Tasmania 10

Helicopter Hero in California 14

SOS in Siberia 18

The All-Animal Escape 20

Twelve Trapped in Tennessee 24

Farmer Survives Burnouer 28

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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