fire zone

Fire zone

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.

fire zone

An area of a building that has been designated by the applicable building code as being subject to a relatively high fire risk.

fire zone

fire zone
Fire zones of engine and nacelle.
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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However, fire trucks face difficulties accessing the fire zone because of the mountainous landscape.
Burns Interagency Fire Zone RFPA Liaison Jacob Gear said, This program has allowed the BLM to more strongly invest financially in our cooperators and continue to build on these valuable partnerships.
The entire town is in a high-risk fire zone. Residents have had to evacuate regularly in recent years.
18, more than 2,000 PG&E employees and contractors are doing gas and electric restoration work and removing hazardous trees in the fire zone. "PG&E has been preparing for storms such as this for many months.
The exact number of people missing remains unclear but many friends and relatives of those living in the fire zone said they had not heard from loved ones.
Armed with a Colt AR-15 carbine with collapsible stock and my issue .38,1 tested my carbine and fired one round after arriving to a free fire zone. It did not cycle, and I tried everything to clear the stuck case.
The Inquirer tried but failed to secure approval from company officials about entering the fire zone, which was at the back of DLPC's commercial and management offices.
Fire managers believe the calmer conditions could enable teams to establish a wider containment area even as the fire zone grew by several thousand acres (hectares) in the overnight hours.
11 -- Callum Macrae the man behind the controversial Emmy-nominated feature documentary "No Fire Zone: - credited with playing a key role in convincing the international community to take action over the Sri Lankan massacres of 2009, in which tens of thousands of Tamil civilians died - have now launched a new short film," Sri Lanka: The Search For Justice."
Its cruellest lie was the "no fire zone" set up in late 2008 ostensibly to shield civilians as regime forces closed in on the Tigers' last strongholds in the North.
Here's UN worker Peter Mackay on C4's horrific but heroic No Fire Zone expose of Sir Lanka's killing fields who defied an evacuation order to help civilians shelled by their own government.
He tried to retreat from the fire zone in a car, but the enemy fired at