fire blanket


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fire blanket

n
(Tools) a large blanket-like piece of fire-resistant material such as fibreglass used in smothering a fire
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sammutuspeite
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One male used a fire blanket prior to arrival of the fire service and suffered effects of smoke and minor burns to hand.
Every house must have a fire extinguisher or a fire blanket and every member must know how to use them.
Special mention also to Jake Wood (Max) for hamming it up with that fire blanket like he was back on Strictly with his cape, doing the paso doble to Black Betty.
I'm not sure there's anywhere else in Cardiff where your dinner comes with liquid nitrogen, you need a fire blanket for your dessert or you'd get a lollipop as a palate cleanser, but hey, that's Moksh.
For his part, Director of Public Relations and Media at the KFSD Colonel Khalil Al-Amir urged national and expatriates to take all measures to prevent the dangers of fire and the need of an extinguisher and fire blanket.
He said there would always be "juicy" targets in the Gulf and that attacking the pirate ships was like throwing a fire blanket on a flame - it will only temporarily solve the problem as long as the fire has fuel.
A fire blanket and a fire extinguisher that is suitable for electrical based fires as bare flame fires are declining whilst electronic ignitions are increasing (check how many electronic gadgets are in a modern home compared with say 5 years ago and the increase in failure rate).
But the warden in the two-storey block heard the smoke alarm and went to investigate, threw a fire blanket over the pan, smothering the flames, then woke the woman and led her to safety.
Other simple steps that can help include keeping a fire blanket in the kitchen, which can be purchased from any warehouse store and easily used to put out a kitchen fire.
Plus Craig Phillips has tips on installing a fire blanket and extinguisher.
The lad had turned the cooker off and used a fire blanket to try and put the fire out but, when he couldn't extinguish it, he exited the property.
The fire blanket initiative, which will eventually benefit more than 50,000 ADCP leaseholders, has been initiated in response to the many hot-oil pan fires occurring in homes across the UAE.