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take fire

To start burning. It shouldn't take long for this wood and brush to take fire, and that will warm you up.
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President Duterte visited the wounded soldiers and the PSG team here on Wednesday and gave them medals for taking fire while on duty.
One was waved off after taking fire and returned to its base.
One of those were waived off after taking fire and returned safely to its base, the second landed safely but sustained damage to its rotor blades after it apparently struck a wall.
We have now learned that on October 3, Afghan forces advised that they were taking fire from enemy positions and asked for air support from US forces," Gen Campbell said.
Superstar Brian Williams embellished his story about taking fire being hit in a chopper he was riding in.
Taking Fire is the story of a single event in a single day during the Vietnam War: the rescue of Capt.