Big fire in Canada – level 1
A big fire breaks out in Canada. It starts around midnight. A big, old building is on fire. It is around 100 years old. There are some auto body shops in the building. The fire destroys a lot of cars.
It is a big fire. Around 75 firefighters come. They call twenty-four fire trucks. People around the area must leave. Some firefighters have a little problems, but everybody else is fine.
Difficult words: break out (start), midnight (twelve o’clock at night), auto body shop (shop which repairs cars).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Have you seen a great fire?
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