fire exit

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fire escape

A continuous, unobstructed path of escape from a building for use in case of fire.
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Ms Dimmock explained that no fire alarm was sounded and the fire exits were locked or blocked.
As soon as we saw what was happening we went to the fire exit and got hold of the culprit until the police came.
Connell: I'd be careful about using the word "disguise," because fire codes generally prohibit obscuring exits that are designated as fire exits.
The business hotel razed by the early morning fire had little provision for fire exits, and the complaint said fire inspectors had warned its owners on Aug.
UL 924 applies to fire EXIT signs of all types including photoluminescent fire signs used as emergency exit signs.
Despite a warning from the fire service, the hotel's operator, Manjit Singh Takhar, 62, had failed to ensure that fire exits were clear, that alarms worked properly and that fire-fighting equipment was well mantained.
Not A Fire Exit, a thriller mystery that asks the audience, "how far would you go to save your child's life?
Because the ramped fire exit was blocked by the fire outside, which was billowing out lots of smoke, we were effectively stuck inside.
Some of the exits were blocked by furniture, bars had been placed across some windows and the fire exit lights were not operating.
Value Series panic and fire exit hardware, available from Detex Corporation of New Braunfels, Texas, features alarmed and nonalarmed rim exit devices.
Eugene Schwebler, 60, from Wisconsin, USA, ripped an air conditioner off a wall to reach a fire exit.