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Origin of fire extinguisher
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Example sentences from the Web for fire extinguisher
Baking soda can be used in place of an extinguisher on a small fire, but a fire extinguisher is really the best thing to use.Hints From Heloise: Housewarming gift gets recipient fired up|Heloise Heloise|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Dozens of officers were wounded, including some who were struck with a fire extinguisher and another who was dragged down a set of steps and attacked by the crowd.How the rioters who stormed the Capitol came dangerously close to Pence|Ashley Parker, Carol D. Leonnig, Paul Kane, Emma Brown|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Others were hitting them from below, armed with metal poles ripped from scaffolding, wooden 2-by-4 boards, bats, sledgehammers, table legs and 50-pound fire extinguishers.How battered D.C. police made a stand against the Capitol mob|Peter Hermann|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
A Capitol Police officer was struck in the helmet by a fire extinguisher, evaluated at a hospital and cleared to return to duty.Retired firefighter accused of attacking police, man carrying Confederate flag charged in Capitol riots|Spencer Hsu, Rachel Weiner, Ann Marimow|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
While some news reports had said an unnamed officer was in critical condition after being bludgeoned with a fire extinguisher, family members did not have details of his injuries.“This Political Climate Got My Brother Killed”: Officer Brian Sicknick Died Defending the Capitol. His Family Waits for Answers.|by J. David McSwane|January 8, 2021|ProPublica
But what is there more irresponsible than playing with the fire of an imagined civil war in the France of today?Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The cameraman was reporting on the factory catching fire when the inevitable happened.
Lady Edith is so sad that her sadness nearly set the whole damned house on fire.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Maybe Mary is being more realistic about a second marriage—but is it too much to ask for a little fire?
A fire that he insists is only picking up pace, according to top-secret intelligence briefings.
"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.Confidence|Henry James
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.
But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The men, whose poniards his sword parried, had recourse to fire-arms, and two pistols were fired at him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter