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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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Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Bob Collis said it took fire crews about 45 minutes to extinguish it.
Moreover, Azerbaijani positions located on the nameless heights of Gadabay district took fire from the positions located on the nameless heights of Armenia's Krasnoselskiy district.
25pm on Saturday and took fire fighters from Sharjah, Ajman and Dubai about an hour to control the blaze, according to Brigadier Abdullah Saeed Al Suwaidi, director of the Sharjah Civil Defence.
A BIRMINGHAM councillor is demanding an inquiry into claims that it took fire crews more than 25 minutes to answer a 999 call when three children were trapped.
It took fire crews until about 1am to mop up the spillage and dispose of it safely.
It took fire crews several hours to control the blaze, that also damaged a stable block and garage.
It took fire crews several hours to tackle the blaze in the 90ft metal-hulled vessel.
It took fire crews about one hour to knock down the bulk of the fire.
VANDALS have been blamed for starting a blaze at a derelict Warwickshire school which took fire fighters more than three hours to put out.
ARSONISTS yesterday started a forest fire near a North Wales castle, which took fire crews more than three hours to put out.
It took fire brigades from Gort and Loughrea more than eight hours to get the blaze under control.
It took fire crews an hour to bring the blaze under control.