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flame

 [flām]
1. the luminous, irregular appearance usually accompanying combustion, or an appearance resembling it.
2. to render sterile by exposure to a flame.
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Summary: A Sharjah taxi burst into flames at the Al Qasimia Street signal around 5pm on Monday.
It was around 6.10am IST when the plane went off the runway and burst into flames.o
Seconds later, it burst into flames. The fire spread to dozens of houses and shops.
Major Hani Al Dahmani, director of media and public relations at Sharjah Civil Defence, said the police operation room received a call at 7.48pm on Sunday saying a car suddenly burst into flames, but luckily no one was inside the car.
THIS is the dramatic moment a road sweeper burst into flames on a residential street.
THIS dramatic picture shows a car which burst into flames in Stockton.
According to Erwin Sant, Aljon Tibay, Bernie Genodepanon and Leonard Enriquez Jr, they were welding something when the sparks caused a pile of leaves to burst into flames.
Two people were killed on Monday evening when a truck transporting sulphuric acid crashed and burst into flames on the Eldoret-Webuye road at the Kaburengo interchange.
A helicopter belonging to the owner of Leicester City Football Club burst into flames after crashing in a parking lot next to the club's King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, about an hour after the match Saturday night.
This is the moment a car burst into flames following a collision which almost saw the fire spread to a house in Nuneaton.
The car reportedly burst into flames while moving along the motorway.