fire line


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fire line

[′fīr ‚līn]
(engineering)
A pipework system dedicated to providing water for extinguishing fires.

fire line

1. A system of pipes and equipment used exclusively to supply water for extinguishing fires.
2. A fire hose, particularly when in use for fire fighting.
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Fire lines, he said, are among the measures being taken to prevent the fire from further spreading as two more fires have been reported on the Davao side while the one in Kidapawan City has rekindled due to strong winds.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) advised its farmer-beneficiaries under the national greening program (NGP) to set up fire lines or green belt in their reforestation areas.
Fanned by a strong wind, the fire that broke out on Mount Apo on Saturday raged anew in Davao del Sur province on Tuesday night, but officials were hoping that it would not breach the fire line that volunteers had started putting up.
A fire line is a gap in vegetation or other combustible materials that will act as barrier to slow down or stop the fire from spreading.
An infrared flight over the fire on Sunday detected significant hot spots outside the fire line on the south side, Willamette National Forest officials said.
Apo on Saturday raged anew on Tuesday evening but fire fighters hoped it would not breach the fire line that volunteers had started putting up, officials said Wednesday.