fire unit


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fire unit

A basic subdivision of a large surface-to-air missile system, usually with at least two launchers.
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The fire unit was formed in 1941 by student Stephen Philip.
Question was also raised why Emergency and Disaster Management wan not taken onboard before placing fire units in block 1, 3, 4, 5 law and other departments by Pelicane Enginers.
A fire service spokesman said: "We had a report of an explosion, which had blown the front off a fire unit and into the lounge.
The report says a high number of Canadian airports operating scheduled air services do not have an on-site fire unit and World Airport Week claims that many smaller airports cannot even afford to run an emergency response unit.
But the Cullen fire unit, of which Milne was a member, had to dampen down the area.
Helicopters of the Aviation Team of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan, Fire units of the State Fire Control Department, personnel of Civil Defense Troops and South Regional Center, employees of the Forestry Development Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, and local residents have been involved in the site.
Two fire units with Sub-Officer Kaptan as in-charge were sent to the location," a release by the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said.
Specialist fire units were sent to the B9091 near Clephanton, between Nairn and Inverness, shortly after midday.