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They're Firefighters and Much More!

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They're Firefighters and Much More!
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A Very Quick Reader

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

Vocabulary
     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

Other Languages
     Spanish: Son bomberos y mucho más!


They're Firefighters and Much More!
By Erin Horner
  

1     Caption: Firefighters and Special Operations teams of Palm Beach County Fire and 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 and Rescue
 
2     Woo-Woo! Woo-Woo! The alarm at the station rings. As fast as lightning, five firefighters jump into their coats, pants, and boots and jump onto 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 community helpers. They help to protect us by putting out fires. This is a crucial part of their job. But it is not .....
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