fire path

fire path

An access route to a building provided for fire engines and other vehicles in case of fire.
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"Inform your neighbours and ensure that livestock is in a safe place away from the fire path.
Most remain firm in the belief that absorption-driven sales growth is a sure fire path to profitability.
Although the sure fire path to innovation remains a conundrum one thing we do know is that entrepreneurs, when they are in full flight, create opportunities for others to be employed and job creation in America is on everyone's agenda if not for themselves certainly for their children.
The Mayaram panel has now made some noteworthy suggestions on FDI policy riders, particularly in making it easier to get proposals approved, but the government must keep in mind that deregulation is not a sure- fire path to improve investor sentiment.
Dryer vents catch on fire when built-up dust and lint ignite from either the burners or the heating elements and create a fire path to built-up lint within the vent hose.
"Field conditions are never easily compared," Grundahl explains, "because fire path and fire loads are never identical." Firefighters frequently' blame truss rafter failures for collapses.
The reasons are to prevent the cable from becoming a fire path and to stop toxic gas emissions.