fire bomb


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fire bomb

[′fīr ‚bäm]
(ordnance)
An item designed to be dropped from an aircraft to destroy or reduce the utility of a target by the effects of combustion.
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Asa Lawrence, of Merridale Road, Wolverhampton, who threw the fire bomb was jailed for life for causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
Mr Wall said that an attempt was also made to fire bomb a family car and Ali's fingerprints were later found on a petrol-filled bottle inside the vehicle.
Then he looked at the smoke alarm she had inside and said 'you won't need that by the morning because after the first fire bomb there won't be any house left'.
The dissident republican Real IRA admitted it placed a fire bomb in a wallpaper shop in Belfast city centre on Wednesday.
The crude fire bomb missed the police station alongside the local officer's family house but damaged a parked police car.
The worst year was in 1992-1993, when a fire bomb caused nearly $850,000 damage to the administration building.
According to police, a homemade fire bomb was thrown into the front yard of the Chongryun headquarters in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward at around 4:30 a.
Britain's fat-cat bosses were put on fire bomb alert last night - after an attack on the home of the fattest cat of all.
But FBI investigators concluded that the fire bomb contained an "accelerant" to augment the explosion.
In a separate incident, the guard of Al Dair Primary Boys School found this morning a fire bomb at the school's campus.
A LIVERPOOL pub was badly damaged by an apparent fire bomb attack today.
Halfway up the hill things altered, there came an almighty whoosh and a fire bomb dropped on the opposite side of the road followed by the big bang of Bill Hampson's bomb.