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He came tearing around the corner, driving like a maniac, going like a house afire.

If your neighbor's house is afire, fetch water to save your own.
(Sicilian proverb)

It was the flag that Rick Monday rescued from the two men that tried to light it afire in the Dodger Stadium outfield 40 years ago Monday.
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

Apple lit social channels afire Monday with news out of its developers conference -- new operating systems for its phone, watch, TV and a new Mac system.
(UPI - Business News, )

A man who pleaded guilty to setting afire a CVS store in Baltimore in April riots after the death of Freddie Gray was sentenced to 48 months in prison, CBS Baltimore is reporting.
(USA Today - National, )

The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana says a man has been unconstitutionally arrested in Lafayette on a charge of desecrating the American flag by setting one afire and tearing up another.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Thomason — well-known for being Bill Clinton’s longtime friend — has been nominated for multiple Emmy and Directors Guild Awards for his hit TV shows, which included Designing Women, Evening Shade, and Hearts Afire.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A 35-year-old sparkling water is suddenly afire with U.S. consumers largely because of what it doesn’t contain: calories, sweeteners, sodium or anything artificial, tapping into growing concerns about sugary and diet soft drinks.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

An incendiary film that takes off like a house afire, "'71" is a tense thriller from Britain that so adroitly joins physical intensity, emotional authenticity and political acuity that you may find yourself forgetting to take a breath.
(Kenneth Turan in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

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