fire something up

fire something up
. Lit. to light something, such as a pipe, cigarette, etc.
- E.g. If you fire that pipe up, I will leave the room.
- E.g. Please don’t fire up that cigar in here!
. Fig. to start something such as an engine.
- E.g. Fire this thing up, and let’s get going.
- E.g. Andy fired up the snowblower and started to clear a path.