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The school was badly damaged by fire.
Three children died in a fire at their home last night.
The theatre was completely destroyed by fire.
It is thought that local youths may have started the fire.
Twenty firefighters tackled the fire.
a fire broke out in a Paris nightclub.
The hot dry weather has increased the risk of forest fires.
a coal fire
We went off to collect wood to build a fire.
Once the fire was lit, the room seemed more inviting.
We sat in front of a blazing log fire.