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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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With Diwali approaching, many shops in Bur Dubai illegally store fire-crackers and sell them at a premium," said an on-looker.
According to the report, a loud explosion was heard after the fire-crackers caught fire, killing eight people instantly.
From the ground view, nobody could make out that they were bursting fire-crackers.
As we were walking to the pitch there were things being thrown at us - bottles, fire-crackers," recalls Matt Holland.
He also asked people not to allow their children to use fire-crackers, which could spark panic.
Some people on the spot said that the tents caught fire during the process of cooking food in one of them while some others claimed that children playing with fire-crackers caused the fire.
People who had collected outside the court set off fire-crackers in celebration when they heard the final verdict.