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Hotshots! Chris L. Demarest

Hotshots!

Chris L. Demarest

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ISBN : 9780689848162
Hardcover
48 pages
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Sparks from a train ignite a field baked for days.Then winds whip it intoa fast-running blaze.With fire now spreading out ofcontrol, the hotshots are called.Theyre ready to roll.What are hotshots?They are an elite ground fire-fighting corps of menMoreSparks from a train ignite a field baked for days.Then winds whip it intoa fast-running blaze.With fire now spreading out ofcontrol, the hotshots are called.Theyre ready to roll.What are hotshots?They are an elite ground fire-fighting corps of men and women highly trained to understand the scientific nature of fire in order to go deep into the heart of a wildfire, beyond the reach of hose lines, to limit the destruction of land and wildlife.As more homes are being built into the natural landscape, the role of the hotshot in fighting fire has become increasingly important. With stunning pictures and an action-packed text, fine artist and volunteer firefighter Chris L. Demarest here captures the spirit of the dedicated hotshots and the real-life drama of the dangerous work they must do every day.