Fire articles on Wikipedia
Play media Play media Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material in the exothermic chemical process of combustion, releasing heat, light, and
Feb 27th 2017

FIRE may stand for: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a civil liberties organization Fully Integrated Robotised Engine, a model of engine
Oct 18th 2016

Fire safety
Fire safety is the set of practices intended to reduce the destruction caused by fire. Fire safety measures include those that are intended to prevent
Apr 22nd 2017

Fire department
A fire department (American English) or fire brigade (British English), also known as a fire protection district, fire authority,[citation needed] or simply
Apr 27th 2017

Fire triangle
The fire triangles or combustion triangles or ″fire diamond″ are simple models for understanding the necessary ingredients for most fires. The triangle
Apr 14th 2017

Fire performance
Fire performance is a group of performance arts or skills that involve the manipulation of fire. Fire performance typically involves
May 7th 2017

Fire ecology
Fire ecology is a scientific discipline concerned with natural processes involving fire in an ecosystem and the ecological effects, the interactions between
May 22nd 2017

Fire extinguisher
A fire extinguisher is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires, often in emergency situations. It is not intended for
Apr 21st 2017

Fire marshal
department altogether. Fire marshals' duties vary but usually include fire code enforcement or investigating fires for origin and cause. Fire marshals may be
Mar 15th 2017

Structure fire
contents" fires, chimney fires, vehicle fires, wildfires or other outdoor fires. Structure fires typically have a similar response from the fire department
Jan 28th 2017

Fire services in the United Kingdom
The fire services in the United Kingdom operate under separate legislative and administrative arrangements in England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and
May 20th 2017

Fire worship
Worship or deification of fire (also pyrodulia, pyrolatry or pyrolatria) is known from various religions. Fire has been an important part of human culture
May 6th 2017

Fire eating
see Fire-EatersEaters. For the 1921 film, see The Fire Eater. For the 1998 film, see Fire-Eater (film). Play media Play media Fire eating
Apr 23rd 2017

Fire lookout
A fire lookout is a person assigned the duty to look for fire from atop a building known as a fire lookout tower. These towers are used in remote areas
Jan 10th 2017

Fight Fire with Fire
Fire Fight Fire with Fire or Fighting Fire with Fire may refer to: Fighting Fire with Fire (album), an album by Davis Daniel "Fighting Fire with Fire" (song)
Dec 16th 2016

Fire engine
A fire engine (also known in some territories as a fire apparatus, fire truck, or fire appliance) is a vehicle designed primarily for firefighting operations
May 22nd 2017

Fire station
A fire station (also called a fire house, fire hall, or firemen's hall) is a structure or other area set aside for storage of firefighting apparatus such
Mar 3rd 2017

Toronto Fire Services
Toronto-Fire-Services">The Toronto Fire Services (TFS) provides fire protection and first responder or emergency medical responder assistance to the city of Toronto, Ontario
May 20th 2017

Fire retardant
physical action, such as cooling the fuels, such as fire-fighting foams and fire-retardant gels. Fire retardants may also be coatings applied to an object
Mar 30th 2017

Fire whirl
A fire whirl – also commonly known as a fire devil, or, (in many cases) erroneously, as a fire tornado, firenado, or fire twister – is a whirlwind induced
May 20th 2017

Friendly fire
inaccuracy. Fire not intended to attack the enemy, and deliberate firing on one's own troops for disciplinary reasons, is not called friendly fire. Nor is
May 23rd 2017

Great Chicago Fire
The-Great-Chicago-FireThe Great Chicago Fire was a conflagration that burned from Sunday, October 8, to early Tuesday, October 10, 1871. The fire killed up to 300 people, destroyed
May 15th 2017

Kindle Fire
The Kindle Fire is a tablet computer developed by Built with Quanta Computer, the Kindle Fire was first released in November 2011, featuring
May 21st 2017

Great Fire of London
The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London from Sunday, 2 September to Wednesday
May 20th 2017

Iroquois Theatre fire
Iroquois Theatre fire happened on December 30, 1903, in Chicago, Illinois. It was the deadliest theater fire and the deadliest single-building fire in United
Apr 3rd 2017

Suppressive fire
In military science, suppressive fire (commonly called covering fire) is "fire that degrades the performance of an enemy force below the level needed
May 13th 2017

Fire Emblem
Fire Emblem (ファイアーエムブレム?, Faiā Emuburemu) is a tactical role-playing video game franchise developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. First
May 19th 2017

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS; Scottish Gaelic: Seirbheis Smalaidh agus Teasairginn na h-Alba) is the national fire and rescue service of
May 15th 2017

Fire photography
Fire photography is the act of taking photographs of firefighting operations. People who practise this form of photography are called fire photographers
May 22nd 2017

Fire class
Fire class is a term used to denote the type of fire, in relation to the combustion materials which have (or could be) ignited. This has onward impacts
Mar 27th 2017

Fire iron
"IronsIrons in the fire" redirects here. For the 1980 soul album, see IronsIrons in the Fire (album). For the Homeland-TVHomeland TV episode, see Iron in the Fire (Homeland)
Feb 4th 2017

Fire with Fire
Fire with Fire may refer to: Fire with Fire (1986 film), a romantic drama film starring Craig Sheffer and Virginia Madsen Fire with Fire (2012 film), an
Apr 13th 2016

Fire bike
A fire bike is a motorcycle used by a fire department. Several countries around the world use fire bikes, often to beat traffic congestion, and the equipment
May 10th 2017

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Cambridgeshire-FireCambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the non-metropolitan county of Cambridgeshire and the unitary authority
Apr 25th 2017

Reichstag fire
Reichstag The Reichstag fire (German: ReichstagsbrandReichstagsbrand,  listen (help·info)) was an arson attack on the Reichstag building (home of the German parliament) in Berlin
May 22nd 2017

Fire lookout tower
A fire lookout tower, fire tower or lookout tower, provides housing and protection for a person known as a "fire lookout" whose duty it is to search for
Feb 2nd 2017

Chicago Fire Soccer Club
Chicago-Fire-Soccer-ClubChicago-FireChicago Fire Soccer Club (generally known simply as the Chicago-FireChicago Fire) is an American professional soccer club based in the Chicago suburb of Bridgeview
May 22nd 2017

Fire protection engineering
to: Fire detection - fire alarm systems and brigade call systems Active fire protection - fire suppression systems Passive fire protection - fire and
May 3rd 2017

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire
730085°N 73.995356°W / 40.730085; -73.995356 The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911 was the deadliest industrial disaster
May 20th 2017

Peshtigo Fire
Peshtigo-Fire">The Peshtigo Fire was a forest fire that took place on October 8, 1871 in and around Peshtigo, Wisconsin. It was the deadliest wildfire in recorded history
May 3rd 2017

Control of fire by early humans
The control of fire by early humans was a turning point in the cultural aspect of human evolution. Fire provided a source of warmth, protection, and a
May 23rd 2017

The Station nightclub fire
The-StationThe Station nightclub fire occurred on Thursday, February 20, 2003, in West Warwick, Rhode Island. The fire was caused by pyrotechnics set off by the
May 21st 2017

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
Hampshire-FireHampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) is the statutory fire and rescue service for the county of Hampshire, on the south coast of England. The service's
Apr 7th 2017

Fire door
A fire door is a door with a fire-resistance rating (sometimes referred to as a fire protection rating for closures) used as part of a passive fire protection
Apr 6th 2017

Fire-control system
For the process of suppressing or extinguishing a fire, see Fire control. A fire-control system is a number of components working together, usually
Mar 15th 2017

Fire breathing
media Fire breathing is the act of creating a plume or stream of fire by creating a precise mist of fuel from the
Mar 29th 2017

Kent Fire and Rescue Service
Kent-FireKent Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the administrative county of Kent and the unitary authority area of Medway,
Feb 15th 2017

Fire authority
"Fire and rescue authority" redirects here. Scotland For Scotland, see Fire and rescue authority (Scotland). In England and Wales a fire authority or fire and rescue
Jul 13th 2016

Los Angeles Fire Department
The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD/LA City Fire) provides fire prevention, firefighting, emergency medical services, technical rescue, hazardous materials
May 8th 2017

Fire hydrant
A fire hydrant, also called fireplug, is a connection point by which firefighters can tap into a water supply. It is a component of active fire protection
Apr 2nd 2017

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