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Author Baltzer, Rochelle, 1982-
Title Wildfires / Rochelle Baltzer.
Imprint Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub. Co., 2012.
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Location Call No. Status
 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  363.349 BAL    AVAILABLE
Description 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 22 x 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Big buddy books. Natural disasters
Big buddy books. Natural disasters.
Note Includes index.
Contents Raging flames -- What is a wildfire? -- Perfect conditions -- Fanning the flames -- Fighting back -- After a wildfire -- Staying safe -- Case study : Peshtigo fire -- Force of nature -- News flash!
Summary Readers will learn why wildfires happen, where they occur, and how they affect land. Types of wildfires are also explained, and a simple diagram illustrates the fire triangle. A Case Study chapter discusses the Peshtigo Fire of 1871, while a map aids comprehension. Firefighting and smoke jumpers, damage and cleanup work, safety methods, and preventive measures are also covered.
Subject Wildfires -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781617830365
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