阅读理解。 A forest fire burned 55 square kilometers was finally brought under control on Wednesday morni
| A forest fire burned 55 square kilometers was finally brought under control on Wednesday morning.|
The fire started on Sunday in Black Bear State Park and quickly spread to nearby areas.
On Monday, police evacuated (疏散) the small town of Lawson and ordered the people to leave
their homes. The fire destroyed 20 homes in the area and caused heavy damage to 40 others. Nobody
was hurt. Officials said the damage to homes and cars was between $I million and 2 million. The
government declared the town a disaster (灾难) area.
The fire spread quickly in the hot, dry weather. Fire fighting was difficult because of strong winds.
Firemen from 55 fire departments in the state joined the National Fire Service to put out the fire. Some
kept fighting for 24 hours. Fire engines and helicopters dropped water onto the fire. In order to control
the fire, firemen cleared a way around the fire. Police closed King road to traffic on Tuesday because
of the heavy smoke. Thousands of tourists had to drive an hour north to Queen road to pass the fire
Some people did not follow the police's order. Paul Grayson sent his wife and two children to safety,
but he stayed. As the fire came within 50 feet of his house, he started thinking," Am I foolish? Did I stay
here too long, just for a house?"
|1. When and where did the forest fire start?|
The fire started ______
2. What did the police order the people to do?
The police ordered the people to ______.
3. How did the firemen drop water onto the fire?
They ______ to drop water onto the fire.
4. How long did the tourists have to drive north to Queen road to pass the fire area?
5. What kind of person do you think Paul Grayson was?
|l. on Sunday in Black Bear State Park|
2. leave their homes
3. used fire engines and helicopters
4. An hour.
5. He was brave/He was a good father/He was a good husband.
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