A ladder truck rushing to a fire slammed into an ambulance carrying a man who had suffered a heart attack, killing him and injuring 11 others.
Ali Watkins. New York Times. Thu, 17 Sep 2020 17:21:56 +0000.
Inspect Point, whose software allows fire protection companies to manage nearly every part of their inspection and repair operations virtually, is aiming to double its number of customers during the next year.
Justin Dawes. American City Business Journals. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 10:00:00 +0000.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, known as Cal Fire, reported a 20th death in that state early Saturday as wildfires this year consumed 3,154,107 acres -- land almost the size of Connecticut, in 7,718 incidents.
By Karen Robinson-jacobs, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Sat, 12 Sep 2020 11:02:07 -0400.
Newly mated queens of the red fire ant select nest sites with a relatively low pathogen risk by detecting odors produced by soil bacteria that inhibit the growth of ant-infecting fungi, according to a new study.
Science Daily. Thu, 10 Sep 2020 15:03:26 EDT.
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The word fire is a noun. Fire means (1) the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy, (2) a fireplace in which a fire is burning, (3) intense adverse criticism, (4) the event of something burning (often destructive), (5) a severe trial, (6) feelings of great warmth and intensity, (7) the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke, (8) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).
Fire is also a verb that means (1) bake in a kiln so as to harden, (2) destroy by fire, (3) cause to go off, (4) go off or discharge, (5) start firing a weapon, (6) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses), (7) drive out or away by or as if by fire, (8) provide with fuel, (9) terminate the employment of.