assault fire


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assault fire

1. That fire delivered by attacking troops as they close with the enemy.
2. In artillery, extremely accurate, short-range destruction fire at point targets.
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Clr Robert Light, vice-chairman of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority, has attacked Government interference in a Bill which would have made it a jailing offence to assault fire crews.
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