By Anita Ganeri
Age variety: nine - 12 Years.
Table of Contents
What Is a woodland fireplace? 4
What Is a hearth? 6
How woodland Fires begin 8
Human-made wooded area Fires 10
How wooded area Fires unfold 12
Types of woodland fireplace 14
Fire and the panorama 16
Forest restoration 18
Forest Fires and folks 20
Fighting wooded area Fires 22
Firefighting gear 24
Fire Warnings and defense 26
Preventing wooded area Fires 28
Ten of the Deadliest woodland Fires 30
Further details 31
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