forest fire

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Noun1.forest fire - an uncontrolled fire in a wooded areaforest fire - an uncontrolled fire in a wooded area
fire - the event of something burning (often destructive); "they lost everything in the fire"
crown fire - a forest fire that advances with great speed jumping from crown to crown ahead of the ground fire
ground fire - a forest fire that burns the humus; may not appear on the surface
surface fire - a forest fire that burns only the surface litter and undergrowth
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As when some great forest fire is raging upon a mountain top and its light is seen afar, even so as they marched the gleam of their armour flashed up into the firmament of heaven.
He has to be prompt--for these two-o'clock-in-the-morning fights, if they once get out of hand, are like a forest fire, and may mean the whole reserves at the station.
The smoke of forest fires hangs low over the surrounding landscape, its acrid fumes smarting the eyes of a little party of six who stand waiting the coming of the train that is to bear them away toward the south.
TEnhystyslennoilla means the service providers own initiative based on the forest fire index of forest fires tEnhystyslentoja.
He also asked the military to deploy more troops to extinguish the massive forest fire in the nation.
Director General, Environment, Capital Development Authority (CDA), Dr Shaikh Salman said here that the Authority keeping in view fire incidents in the past, has deployed fire fighters for prevention and control of forest fire.
Amira al-Halabi, an environmental activist with NGO GreenLine who wrote her master's thesis on forest fire prevention at Balamand University, felt that the initiative was far too shallow.
Kunming, Jumada I 8, 1435, Mar 9, 2014, SPA -- Firefighters are battling to extinguish a forest fire in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Sunday, according to the provincial forest fire team.
The ERC is actively monitoring the forest fire risks and evolution across Europe.
track=rss) According to the Los Angeles Times , El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa held a news conference on Thursday to announce that the Black Forest Fire has now consumed more than 15,000 acres of Colorado Springs land as well as roughly 360 homes.
FOREST FIRE are set to burn up Middlesbrough's Westgarth Social Club for the second time in a little over 12 months.
Osaka, July 6, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Morita Holdings Corporation (headquartered in Osaka and Tokyo; represented by President Masahiro Nakajima; stocks listed on the First Section of the TSE and OSE) has been awarded a 2011 IDEA Gold Award - the highest possible award - in the Commercial and Industrial Products category for its forest fire fighting concept car.

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