Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The risk of loss by fire.
  • noun The obligation to make good loss or damage by fire undertaken by a fire-insurance company.
  • noun The property on which this risk is taken: as, a good fire-risk.

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Examples

  • A homeowner would pay insurance premiums against fire-risk and display a plaque on their house as evidence of their enrollment.

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  • These are questions which must be determined, not merely in regard to the various processes of manufacture, but the individual needs of each concern; the position of the fire-risk in the matter being that the hazard of a building increases very rapidly with its height, and to some extent with its area.

    The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, No. 733, January 11, 1890

  • The same technology used to send SMS messages on mobile phones could be used to develop an efficient and cost-effective early warning message to authorities and people living in fire-risk areas, according to researchers from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

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  • With an estimated 49,000 homes in risk zones, some Victorian towns could disappear if calls to resettle people from high fire-risk areas were adopted.

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  • The same technology used to send SMS messages on mobile phones could be used to develop an efficient and cost-effective early warning message to authorities and people living in fire-risk areas, according to researchers from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • The same technology used to send SMS messages on mobile phones could be used to develop an efficient and cost-effective early warning message to authorities and people living in fire-risk areas, according to researchers from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • The final report from the Royal Commission suggested the replacement of fire-risk powerlines within ten years.

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  • The growing number of high-rises, coupled with haphazard development, and the lack of open space and ventilation, has ignited the city's fire-risk index, they added.

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  • Mr Niemann said the biggest issues that will affect the city will be changes to planning provisions in high fire-risk areas.

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  • Forty-four schools didn't even have a battery-powered radio for blackouts, despite warnings people in fire-risk areas should listen for radio safety messages.

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