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34 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "C"
Creeping fire
Fire burning with a low flame and spreading slowly.
Cross lay
Arrangement of hose on a pumper such that it can be quickly unloaded from either side of the apparatus; often pre-connected to a pump outlet and equipped with a suitable nozzle.
Crown fire
A fire that advances from top to top of trees or shrubs more or less independent of a surface fire. Crown fires are sometimes classed as running or dependent to distinguish the degree of independence from the surface fire.
Crown out
A fire that raises from ground into the tree crowns and advances from treetop to treetop. To intermittently ignite tree crowns as a surface fire advances.
34 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "C"
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2022 total
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Mutual Aid Fire
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Mutual Aid Ems
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