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fire alarm box

A small box, usually red, having a thin sheet of glass or plastic which, if broken, activates a fire alarm system.
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If the location of the Taxi Free Call Box isn''t generating enough calls, it can simply be unplugged and transferred to another pick- up point.
Port said the work will also replace the pay phone with an emergency call box.
Tel freefone number from a call box or your hotel room while travelling abroad you can make calls from 29p to 85p a minute depending on the country you are in - cheap compared to mobile charges.
Instead, each call box easily is mounted on a pole and immediately ready for use.
Tenders are invited for 3G Emergency Call Box Upgrade, from 2G to 3g services.
Call Box Office for further details on 0844 477 2000.
Call Box adds to track tally Call Box will be back for another date with Downpatrick on March 25 after his love affair with the track continued in the 2m2f handicap hurdle.
To mark the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden in 2013, where an English army defeated the invading Scots, the old call box in Branxton, Northumberland, has been turned into a tourist office.
In other places you will be able to do so, and people will always turn to their mobile first rather than the call box.
He was ringing from a call box just near his flooded home,
The 56-year-old North Hollywood man was standing next to a call box on the shoulder at the split between the Ventura and Hollywood freeways when he was hit, authorities said.