stand fire

stand fire

[′stand ‚fīr]
(forestry)
A forest fire igniting in the trunks of trees.
References in classic literature ?
There is a deer-track a few rods ahead; and now, Bess, if thou canst muster courage enough to stand fire, I will give thee a saddle for thy Christmas dinner.
I have to conclude that City kept the trophy after the game and it was destroyed in the Main Stand fire 12 months later.
Eric had suffered the personal nightmare of playing for Bradford at the end of the previous season in the match against Lincoln City which was abandoned when an horrendous stand fire claimed the lives of 56 spectators.
I cannot stand fire or water, I cannot sit still, unfamiliar heights
Emergency exit doors in buildings are designed to stand fire for two hours, and stair cases are pressurised to ensure that smoke rises up in case of fire in the building, so it is best to head to the emergency exit after shutting all doors.
Members of air department stand fire watch in the hangar bay of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) during an ordnance onload at Naval Magazine Indian Island, Wash.
The difference indicates warming in Wyoming may increase production of coarse woody debris and correspondingly possibly restore some important functions that help sustain the ecosystem, assuming warming has a small to no effect on the parameters other than stand fire frequency in the model.
Still recovering from last year's tragic concession stand fire at the William S.