Fire bug


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an incendiary; one who, from malice or through mania, persistently sets fire to property; a pyromaniac.

See also: Fire

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Newport fears church fire bug FEARS that a "fire-bug" is at work in the town were expressed at Newport today following the early morning blaze which gutted the church of St John the Evangelist, Maindee.
There's a hint of Sam Cooke about JD's vocal in songs such as Your Love while Fire Bug and Wolf Teeth must surely be on Quentin Tarantino's wishlist.
The fire bug damaged the bar at the disused pub but no-one was hurt.
DOCTOR EVIL Yusef stands over Masood PLOT Phil tells Denise he is going inside TERROR Zainab has to be held back BLAST Not much hope for those in B&B FIRE BUG Heartbroken Becky lights old photo HERO Nicky bravely enters smoke-filled room
BLAST Not much hope for those in B&B DOCTOR EVIL Yusef stands over Masood PLOT Phil tells Denise he is going inside HERO Nicky bravely enters smoke-filled room CORRIE FIRE BUG Heartbroken Becky lights old photo
30 (247m): James Girl (scr), Kerry C (scr), Off The Hook (scr), A Giraffe (2), Fire Bug (3).
HERO J Nicky bravely enters smoke-filled room DOCTOR EVIL J Yusef stands over Masood PLOTJ Phil tells Denise he is going inside TERROR J Zainab has to be held back BLASTZ Not much hope for those in B&B FIRE BUG J Heartbroken Becky lights old photo
00 (247m): Blue Sowna (scr), She's A Lady (1), Starlight (2), Fire Bug (3), Little Minnie (6).
1969 Fire Bug George Barris Kustom For those hot, romantic nights this unusual George Barris Kustom will 'kool' you down
45 (247m): Gooner''s Holly (scr), Fire Bug (scr), Diamond Geezer (scr), Nipper White (5), Black Tar (7).
A Vauxhall Astra was gutted by fire bugs in the Acrefair area.
The 37-year-old, who also lives on Lambeth Road, fears it could attract fire bugs putting their homes at risk.