fire line

noun

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism

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Inhaling smoke on the fire line is part of the job, but researchers are now looking closer at the effects of wildfire smoke.
No new fires have sprouted on the other side, and his firefighters have retaken the fire line.
Doctors in white coats stand on top, as a volunteer cease-fire line.
So people on my crew stood there as the tree burned and hauled the chunks of burning wood back inside the fire line.
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