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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'It is not the first time fire is razing down critical offices and destroying critical documents under her leadership.
By the time fire crews arrived the bin was destroyed and the blaze had spread to a shed and a garage.
All occupants of the house on the 300 block of State Street were evacuated by the time fire personnel arrived at 4:01 a.m., according to a Batavia Fire Department news release.
Two vehicles crashed at about 6pm on Friday at the Preston island east of the town, though all of the occupants had freed themselves by the time fire crews arrived and no action was required.
By the time fire crews arrived the blaze had been put out.
The locals helped in dousing the fire by the time fire tenders reached the spot.
The car was gutted by the time fire crews arrived yesterday morning.
According to the report, emergency response teams were told to wait at the gate for at least a 40-minute-long period, which further delayed the process of dousing the blaze.The report further said that during this time fire officials attempted to put out the flames through the windows.
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.
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.