A staircase or other apparatus used for escaping from a building on fire.
- 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.
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Syllabification: fire es·cape
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