Dubai Firefighters – level 2
There is a new machine for firefighters in Dubai. It has no special lights, no sirens and is not even the right color. The city of Dubai is looking for new ideas of fighting fire, and it is doing it in style.
When summer temperatures go up over 45 degrees Celsius, there is a need for a machine that is used to getting hot and can prevent fire. So there is this new firefighting jet ski for quick response to difficult to reach places.
Once the jet ski is on location of fire, it is time to use a jetpack that puts the firefighter into the air by streams of water. The firefighter can then attack the fire from a higher point.
Busy traffic can often slow the response of a large fire truck, and people are hoping that this latest innovation could provide an additional opportunity to save lives.
Difficult words: jetpack (a machine that helps you move off the ground), innovation (a new idea).
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