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Fire

Somewhat informal; to terminate the employment of an employee. An employee may be fired for cause, such as for sexual harassment or absenteeism, or, in many cases, without cause. A fired employee is often eligible to collect unemployment insurance for a certain period of time.
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Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and other senior government officials in the region for their timely intervention to ensure a quick rescue operation in the hour of the fire disaster that struck the school last Saturday.
Parliamentary Friendship Group, said that Turkey rushed to help Israel in the wake of a recent fire disaster, which he defined as a possible opportunity to normalize bilateral relations.
The president cut short his traditional summer break in the southern resort of Sochi and returned to Moscow to chair an emergency meeting of the national security council on the fire disaster.
FLORAL TRIBUTES: A young football fan lays a floral tribute at the Valley Parade Memorial to the victims of the Bradford City fire disaster.
THE Racehorse Owners' Association's fundraising efforts at the annual ROA Awards last December, headed by ROA Council member Tony Hirschfeld, has resulted in a payment of almost pounds 64,000 being split between the three designated charity recipients: Heros, the Malton Fire Disaster Appeal, and the Tristram Ricketts Appeal for the Spinal Injuries Association.
Towering flames have razedentire towns in south-eastern Australia and burned residents in their cars as the death toll rose to at least 108, making it the country's deadliest fire disaster.
The event was to raise money for the Fire Brigade's Benevolent Fund in the wake of the recent fire disaster at a Warwickshire warehouse.
The year was 1985 and Villa played Albion in a testimonial for the victims of the Bradford Fire Disaster of the same year.
A LEADING sportswear company which used images of a fire disaster at a football ground in a television advert has dropped them after a storm of protest.
Diadora have issued an apology to Bradford after using footage of the fire disaster in the sportswear manufacturer's new television advert.
Add the recent six-year drought, which promoted massive bug disease and downed millions of trees, and today you have the long-term fire disaster that's unfolding today.