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firebreak

a strip of open land in forest or prairie, to arrest the advance of a fire

firebreak

[′fīr‚brāk]
(forestry)
A cleared area of land intended to check the spread of forest or prairie fire.
(mining engineering)
A strip across an area in which either no combustible material is employed or in which, if timber supports are used, sand is filled and packed tightly around them.

firebreak

1. Space between buildings, groups of buildings, or areas of a city designed to prevent the spread of fire from one building, group, or area to another.
2. Fire-resistive floors, walls, doors, shutters, etc., designed to prevent the spread of fire within a building.
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It's not the first time that Fireroad have supported the 'Phonics - last year Kelly Jones personally invited the band to support them at two sold-out shows.
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Trying to launch Fireroad and getpeople to listen has been such a battle and it got me thinking about Johnny and the mountain he had to climb to achieve the recognition he did.
Inspired, Jones formed Fireroad, whose debut album I Got Sound is out now.
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Ride endless technical single track or miles of sightseeing fireroads over mountains, across rivers, down the sands of the Pacific.