A staircase or other apparatus used for escaping from a building on fire.
More example sentences
- He walked over toward the stairs of the fire escape and tried pushing them down again but to no avail.
- They were near an overflowing dumpster, and a fire escape heading up into one of the buildings.
- The right side of the fire escape broke free from the brick building and swung down towards the street.
Definition of fire escape in:
- The British & World English dictionary