stand fire

stand fire

[′stand ‚fīr]
(forestry)
A forest fire igniting in the trunks of trees.
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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.
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.
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.