Friendly Fire


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Friendly Fire

A fire that is set with no foul intentions and that does not go out of control. For example, a fire in a fireplace and a bonfire on a farm are both friendly fires. Insurance policies generally do not cover losses from friendly fire, such as damage to a chimney. Rather, the insurance only provides coverage if the fire leaves the fireplace and burns down the house or if the bonfire accidentally destroys a crop.
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Friendly fire has occurred in battles in which only one force was on the battlefield.
One deputy was struck by friendly fire, as were at least five homes.
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Friendly fire killed a Royal Marine from Teesside, a leaked report confirmed today.
The list of so-called friendly fire incidents is also long.
military forces with a competitive combat advantage and reduce the number of friendly fire incidents," said Dr.
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Friendly fire is as meaningless a phrase as fit corpse.
The friendly fire incident caused outrage in 2007 when dramatic video footage was obtained by the Sun newspaper.
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An MoD spokesman said: "Initial reports suggest that the death was caused as a result of a friendly fire incident.