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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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The fitful enthusiasm of Stinks at once caught fire, and he eagerly asked if the lights and the door worked together.
It's enough to say that whenever this tower, with its pitch and resin-wood, really caught fire, the spark on the horizon always looked like the twin light to the coast light-house."
Nothing, however, had caught fire, and her men were speedily at work upon her repair.
What a state you are in!" The neck of the bottle rang on the rim of the glass, for the old woman was startled, and the idea that the farm had caught fire had entered her head.
A dormitory of male students at Groupe Scolaire Muganza in Muganza sector, Rusizi district of Western Province has caught fire leaving equipment worth millions of francs burnt to ashes.
FIRE: A newly-established mobile phone shop at Jamia Muhammadia Chowk caught fire resulting in loss to the shop owner on Thursday night.
The incident occurred just few kilometers of Nokundi city on RCD highway, where a mini petrol pump caught fire which had stored Iranian smuggled patrol.
Summary: Kampala [Uganda], Aug 19 (ANI): Over 20 people were killed and dozens injured after a fuel tanker caught fire in western Uganda on Sunday, police said.
A fishing vessel crew member burnt to death in Walvis Bay, after the Ocean Tide Vessel he was in, caught fire at the Seawork fishing processors jetty on Saturday.
Earlier on June 8, at least two people had been killed while seven others suffered burn injuries when a passenger van had caught fire in Sahiwal.
A fuel tanker trunk caught fire in Fujairah on Saturday.
NOWSHERA -- At least three people suffered burn wounds when a coach caught fire in Akkora Khattak town of Nowshera district.