Fighting fires

by Seymour Simon

Publisher: Scholastic in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Fire extinction,
  • Juvenile literature

About the Edition

Presents information about the vehicles and equipment used to fight fires from the ground, sea, and sky.

Edition Notes

StatementSeymour Simon
SeriesSeeMore readers
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24741002M
ISBN 100439467810
ISBN 109780439467810
OCLC/WorldCa300454207

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