grassfire grassfire

Definition(s):

  • (n) an uncontrolled fire in a grassy area

Usage(s):

  • The grassfire spread of trading stamps has also touched off a hot argument among retailers.

News

  1. Petaluma rejects extending fireworks sales

    Just hours after a wind-driven grassfire destroyed several outbuildings and triggered evacuations of several rural neighborhoods near Petaluma, a request to add another day of fireworks sales next month died before the City Council.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

  2. Grass fire closes Highway 99 in Fresno

    Highway 99 in Central Fresno has reopened following a grassfire.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KFSN-TV Fresno

Quotes

  • "In his attempt to suppress this fire with buckets of water, he may have become entangled in a barbed wire fence and tragically lost his life as the grassfire overtook him," Mr Koperberg told reporters. "That is not a bushfire-as-such related...
    on Nov 21, 2006 By: Phil Koperberg Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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