fire box


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fire box

That part of a fireplace where combustion takes place.
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A sweat lodge faces a healing circle area with its traditional fire box. Soft pavers lead along a pathway, past waving Ontario grasses to traditional plants used by the Anishnaabe peoples for centuries.
ON Tuesday, November 16, The Hazel O'Connor Collective will launch 'Re-Joyce' a song that is a sure fire box ticker in every way.
The 24-inch-long sculpture, made using part of the fire box of the steam engine, will be sold as part of an attempt by the National Railway Museum (NRM) to raise funds for the Flying Scotsman's restoration.
This step was taken because our auxiliary-power-unit (APU) fire box was damaged by rubber and shrapnel, and we would not have power or hydraulic pressure once we shut down the engines.
Later, the police found the clothes the suspect was wearing inside the fire box, a floor below in the same building.
The fire box and chimney are one piece, with half of another barrel for the legs.
There are dozens of brands of OWBs on the market, but they all work in a similar fashion: They burn wood in a large fire box that, in turn, heats water in a water jacket.
"I have to inspect all of the locomotives and it was me who noticed that there was a problem with the fire box in the engine.
The West Somerset Railway, which operates the service, already offers rail fanatics the option of having their ashes thrown into the train's fire box.
A carved limestone gas-log fireplace, set at the far side of the pool, has a sheet waterfall flowing in front of the fire box. A fire pit and tiki torch that snaps into the umbrella hole raise the heat quotient.
Another would establish a GIS system for fire box locations and a fire records system that integrates with the CAD.
* Having any leakage of air into the fire box repaired immediately.