Definition of fire escape in English:

fire escape

Line breaks: fire es¦cape


  • 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.

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