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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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Firefighters at a barn fire in Satley with 300 tonnes of hay alight
A spokesperson for the force said: "Police investigating an incident of arson where two cars had been set alight at an address in Northrop Road, Flint, have arrested a 54-year-old local woman on suspicion oman suscion of making threats to kill.
122 Express which was travelling on the Tanta-Cairo line was also set alight.
25pm on Thursday, January 15, when a bottle was set alight and thrown at a car window.
McGuinness, 24, told police officers he accidentally set Sean alight, but video footage showed he deliberately lit his costume.
Two days later at around the same time, a flammable liquid was poured onto a Citroen C4 and set alight.
He said: "I went upstairs, poured the petrol, I set it alight then I tried to move forward to jump in to finish myself, but I did not find the courage.
It is believed the woman fell asleep while her cigarette was alight.
Athene and Peter Hall's eight-berth trailer tent was set alight after their wheeled bin was ignited during a spate of attacks.
It is suspected the fire spread after a sofa outside the building was set alight.
My husband parked in a disabled bay when this people carrier pulled over close alongside, making it impossible for me to alight.
A MAN has appeared in court accused of dousing a woman and four-month-old baby in petrol then threatening to set them alight.