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FIRE WATCH [2 records]

Record 1 1999-05-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Fire Prevention
DEF

A team of firefighters assigned to remain on a fireground after a fire to guard against rekindling.

Key term(s)
  • fire watch

French

Domaine(s)
  • Prévention des incendies
DEF

Petit groupe de pompiers qui reste sur les lieux de l'incendie après l'extinction, pour intervenir rapidement en cas de reprise du feu.

Spanish

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Record 2 1998-03-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Fire Prevention
DEF

One or more firefighters detailed to be present at a public gathering as a fire safety precaution.

CONT

IF it becomes absolutely necessary to disconnect or shut off standpipes or sprinklers, they should be restored to service as quickly as possible. In all cases the responsible museum officials and local fire department must be notified and extra personnel assigned as a fire watch on regular tours in the areas.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Prévention des incendies
DEF

Groupe de soldats désignés pour le service de protection contre les incendies, et qui ne doivent pas quitter la caserne.

OBS

Après des recherches limitées, le terminologue est d'avis qu'il serait utile d'emprunter le terme "piquet d'incendie" au domaine militaire pour l'utiliser dans le domaine civil.

Spanish

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