Author(s): Lynn Peppas
Ages 7 to 14 years. Fire is both a symbol of life and powerful destructive force. This book features a look at the life of fires, both in the wild and in cities, and how they are battled, contained, and extinguished. The book features: the elements needed to create fire; famous fires, including the Chicago Fire and the forest fires in Yellowstone National Park; fire fighters, such as Hot Shots and Smokejumpers; the deadly effects of smoke inhalation; activity/observation pages.