[ pahy-rik, pir-ik ]
/ ˈpaɪ rɪk, ˈpɪr ɪk /
of, relating to, or resulting from burning.
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Section by section it has ruptured as though it were a pyric San Andreas fault line.Colorado Blazes Remind Us That National Policy on Fire Needs a Fix|Stephen J. Pyne|June 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST