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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Tenders are invited for Creation and maintenance of fire lines in neeladri range, Tirumala during 2019
To stop the spread of fire towards human settlements, fire lines were created and water bags were also used to contain the fire.
The Whitewater Fire had been burning unchecked, but fire teams have fire lines etched around 50 percent of the fire's path, Bonnie Gisler, spokeswoman for the interagency team fighting the fire, said Thursday.
Apo, said on Friday that officials involved in efforts to stop the fire decided to employ what they call fire back to speed up the burning of remaining dry materials-mainly grasses-behind fire lines that have been dug to stop the fire's spread.
The canyon lies in a 5-mile gap in fire lines that crews hope to close later in the day.
Mom is a certified volunteer firefighter, and Mackenzie, 13, and Chris, 11, work as cadets behind the fire lines.
The National Interagency Fire Centre said more than half a million acres were burning in 42 large fires across the United States, with nearly 21,000 firefighters working on the fire lines.
Ideally, these fire lines prevent the fire from spreading.
An Interagency Type I Overhead Team-the best available-and trained fire crews from around the West joined local firefighters on the fire lines.
Service members have helped on fire lines many times.
DIGOS CITY -- The fire lines that volunteers had painstakingly built the past days on Mt.
The Buckskin Fire in the Wild Rivers Ranger District remained at 60 percent containment, with crews continuing to do mop-up work and rehabilitate fire lines.