WildfiresBook - 2012
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.
Publisher: Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub. Co., c2012.
Branch Call Number: J 363.379 BALTZER
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 22 x 25 cm.