FIRES


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AcronymDefinition
FIRESFinance, Insurance, Real Estate and Services (employment sector)
FIRESFacilities, Infrastructure and Engineering Systems
FIRESFire Insurance Reporting and Evaluation System
FIRESFire Incident Real-time Emergency System
FIRESFacts, Incidents, Reasons, Examples, and Statistics (mnemonic for essential elements of essay writing)
FIRESFlat Interim Remote Encoding System (US Postal Service)
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When the villagers were lighting their fires beyond the horizon, I too gave notice to the various wild inhabitants of Walden vale, by a smoky streamer from my chimney, that I was awake.
But Adam would not take 'em, Nor the ships he wouldn't make 'em, Singing:--"Water, Earth and Air and Fire, What more can mortal man desire?
The material for raising fire should always be kept in readiness.
For be it known, that, while other people, when sad and sorrowful, weep and wipe their eyes, Fire Eater, on the other hand, had the strange habit of sneezing each time he felt unhappy.
See, and don't expose yourself; keep within, and fire through the porch.
Lightning may blast and blacken, but it rarely gives rise to widespread fire.
It was this that must be most agreeable to the populace: therefore, they ranged, themselves immediately on the party of the aggressors against the archers, crying with the minority, which had become, thanks to them, the most compact majority: "Yes, yes: to the fire with the thieves
At the end of that time he came back from hunting one night and found some wood by the door and a fire within.
But they sat there and did not stir, and the fire caught their clothes.
Now a fire burned in the hut, for the night was cold, and Chaka sat on the further side of the fire, looking towards the opening of the hut, and the smoke from the fire wreathed him round, and its light shone upon his face and flickered in his terrible eyes.
The squadron crossed the bridge and drew out of range of fire without having lost a single man.
Our own fire never diminished, and I doubt if twenty-five per cent of our shots went wild.