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They're Firefighters and Much More!



They're Firefighters and Much More!

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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.29

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     challenging words:    burning, collision, crucial, extraction, semi-tractor, Woo-Woo, dispatched, trailer, attack, caption, during, kinds, heart, rings, protect, lights
     content words:    Special Operations, Palm Beach County Fire/Rescue, Mark Carr, Beach County Fire/Rescue, Handy Heroes


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They're Firefighters and Much More!
By Erin Horner
  

1     Caption: Firefighters and Special Operations teams of Palm Beach County Fire/Rescue work on the extraction of victim in a car collision with a semi-tractor trailer. Picture taken by Lt. Mark Carr of Palm Beach County Fire/Rescue.
 
2     Woo-Woo! Woo-Woo! The alarm at the station rings out. Fast as lightning five firefighters jump into their boots and jump on to the truck. With lights flashing and sirens wailing, they head out into the night. Soon, they are at the burning house. They grab their hoses and bravely put out the fire. The firefighters save the day! Firefighters are great .....
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