An area of a city or municipality that has a certain level of fire risk associated with it, as defined in the building code; the relative risk is predicated on density, land use, and existing type of construction in the area.
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An area of a building that has been designated by the applicable building code as being subject to a relatively high fire risk.
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An area in the aircraft designated by the manufacturer as requiring fire detectors and/or fire extinguishers. Each engine and nacelle area usually is divided into three fire zones. Fire detectors also may be provided in other areas.
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