Every day, people are faced with critical, life-threatening situations - in times of trouble, who can help? In this title, readers will get to know the firefighters who arrive on the scene of a fire. Chapters highlight the history of fighting fires as well as the training, tools, and knowledge firefighters need to save lives and property during forest fires, wildfires, and house fires. An interview with a real-life firefighter provides insight into what makes the worst days bring out their best. From volunteers and fire marshals to smoke jumpers, the stories of these Emergency Workers will keep young readers on the edge of their seats. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.