fire escape

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a stairway (often on the outside of a building) that permits exit in the case of fire or other emergency

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The addition of floor pressurization to the scheme of pressurizing fire escapes has an added safety feature of reducing the force required to open fire escape doorways.
CCTV recorded Kelvin walked up to the fire escape, he was clearly affected by alcohol at this time.
Only 23 percent of households have a fire escape plan," said Outman.
But with a new youth choir about to be launched there, Stiwt manager Rebecca Griffiths says replacing the fire escape is a matter of urgency.
Gaga added: "I would play David Bowie, and the Beatles, and the Rolling Stones, and Madonna, and Blondie and I would dance on my fire escape.
boat's always been a cold fish, he tells me his fire escape feels a
Calico Ladders has built a stellar reputation on manufacturing the Protector Home Fire Escape," noted Mr.
The hotel's timber fire escape was badly burned in the blaze, raising questions about safety standards.
The history of a pounds 10 fire escape which had cost pounds 34 to install was told at Staffordshire Education Committee on Saturday.
The man is referring to the second volume, in which George breaks his leg after jumping from a fire escape.
It is as if Moore is constructing a bridge in front of herself as she walks across it, participating in what she describes as "the fire escape school of architecture.
As reported by the December 31 online edition of The Parkersburg News and The Parkersburg Sentinel, "Michael said he remained calm during the fire because of the fire safety lessons he learned in Boy Scouts such as having a fire escape plan.
Iris becomes attached to a cat that enters the apartment through the fire escape, and she takes to sneaking up and down the fire escape herself to find out where the cat goes.
ICHIEFS also offers these lifesaving tips: be sure your home follows national fire safety standards by having at least one smoke alarm on each level of the house, in each bedroom, and outside each sleeping area; replace the alarms every ten years; make sure that all family members know what to do in the event of a fire; create a home fire escape plan, which includes mapping two ways out of the house and a meeting place away from your home; and prepare an emergency phone list.
Freeman agrees that the saying "where there's smoke, there's fire" is true, and when all the alarms go off, it's important to take note and look for the fire escape.