time fire

time fire

[′tīm ‚fīr]
(ordnance)
Fire in which fuses are set to act after a fixed time interval and before impact.
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By the time fire and police arrived, the building was fully engulfed in fire.
Radyo Inquirer said it was the second time fire broke out at the building.
Central fire station of fire brigade said that the first information regarding the fire was received around 9am by Sadar fire station upon which initially 2 fire tenders were sent towards the spot but till that time fire had engulfed several other shops of furniture market in Bazrta Lines of Lines area.
The youngsters, aged between five and 12-years-old, had all left the property by the time fire crews arrived but at least one was given oxygen therapy as a result of smoke inhalation.
In a separate incident around the same time fire crews from Huddersfield were called to a crash on Southgate at the junction with St Peter's Road when a Ford Maverick collided with a taxi and flipped onto its roof.
A West Midlands Fire Service spokesman said more than 30 people on the ground floor had fled the building by the time fire crews arrived at the scene, shortly after 5pm.
Chief Fire Officer told media that thirteen water tankers/bowzers took part in the fire extinguishing operation, whereas 35-40 shops turned to ashes by the time fire came under control.
At the time fire officers expressed their disgust that anyone could target a fire station in this way.
By the time fire fighters put out the blaze 30 minutes later a number of animals had already perished, including a puppy, kitten, birds and snakes, authorities said.
Flames could be seen coming from the side of the building by the time fire engines arrived.
It was the second time fire at Bangor students halls in two days.
By the time fire crews extinguished the blaze, it had caused an estimated $150,000 in damage to the house and its contents.