spreading fire


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spreading fire

[′spred·iŋ ‚fīr]
(ordnance)
A notification by the spotter or the naval gunfire ship, depending on who is controlling the fire, to indicate that fire is about to be distributed over an area.
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Libya's interim government warned of growing dangers to civilians from a large and spreading fire in a fuel depot near Tripoli's international airport, which was sparked by fighting in the area between militias armed with heavy weapons.
Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Dave Walton, said: "Fortunately no people were seriously injured and we were able to prevent this rapidly spreading fire from involving the nearby farmhouse.
Eastern Samar's General MacArthur town Mayor Jimmy Ty said three barangays in his town were also hit by the spreading fire.
These are our true demands and this is where we stand, and to build on these principles, together we will rid Syria and the region of the spreading fire.
The president's miscalculated constitutional decree will make Egypt pay a higher price than ever before to stop the spreading fire Egypt is bound to witness.
4 per cent of all UAE houses, in a six-month campaign aimed at spreading fire safety awareness among families.
As there were other factories operating nearby, we all were worried seeing the spreading fire.
Most of the incidents involved cars parked near enough to homes that a spreading fire could have caused acute danger.
Strong, dry winds wreaked havoc, spreading fire freely and making control difficult to attain.
The steel market in Middle East was affected badly last week by the spreading fire of political unrest pushing down prices of longs visibly across all countries and containing the price hike in flats despite higher global levels.
The furnace ignited combustible material near the flue pipes, spreading fire into the walls of the house.
The spreading fire has caused damage to the facade of these flats and an adjacent building.