English version

fire drill

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfire drillˈfire drill noun [countable, uncountable]  PRACTISE/PRACTICEan occasion when people pretend that a building is burning and practise leaving it, so that they learn what to do if there is a real fire
Examples from the Corpus
fire drillWe had a fire drill today in school.The advantage of fire drill thinking is that it reminds you that the worst really can happen.
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