marking fire

marking fire

Fire placed on a target for the purpose of identification.
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On the live battlefield, fire markers used the traditional training method of marking fires with pyrotechnics, while I-HITS portrayed where and when the fires occurred and assisted in adjudicating losses.
to noon, firefighters laid hoses along flagged areas marking fires and responded to being trapped between an existing fire in front of them and flames creeping up from behind.