ONE lightning bolt, in a flash, strikes a tree.
TWO pilots radio in what they see.
THREE rings, the dispatcher answers the call.
FOUR eager smokejumpers race down the hall.
What are smokejumpers?
They are trained wildland firefighters who parachute into remote areas to extinguish fires. They are men and women who are on the front lines fighting forest and wildfires in order to save the environment from fire destruction. They are strong, dedicated, and brave.
With action-packed pictures and a simple, informative text, volunteer firefighter and fine artist Chris L. Demarest shows us how smokejumpers perform their unusual and difficult job of keeping all of us safe.
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Later, the smokejumpers clear the area, saw down a tree, and an airplane blankets the area with “three drops of slurry [to] help slow the fire’s spread.” Black-and-white labeled drawings of a “smokejumper outfit” and “Wildland Firefighter Outfit” appear in the opening and closing;| Read Full Review of Smokejumpers One to Ten