fire hall


Definition of fire hall

chiefly Canada

Examples of fire hall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Buildings damaged or destroyed in the fires included a church, Masonic Lodge, a former fire hall and a vacant house, according to authorities. Fox News, 10 July 2022 The fire station will replace the Twin Oaks fire hall, which has served the community for the past 58 years. Jason Gonzalez, The Courier-Journal, 19 June 2022 The event is often staged in a religious or fraternal organization’s basement, school, or social or fire hall. Jacques Kelly,, 27 Jan. 2022 Police officers were dispatched to the Kinloch Volunteer Fire Department in Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania, shortly after 6 p.m. for a shooting inside the fire hall. Alta Spells, CNN, 19 Sep. 2021 On another public safety and welfare note, the American Sentinel reported on April 11, 1896, the cornerstone for the new Westminster fire hall on Main Street was set with great pomp and ceremony. Kevin Dayhoff,, 2 Apr. 2021 The Hampstead Volunteer Fire Company carnival is set for Aug. 15-21, pretty much its typical time frame, although it will be held on the campus of the old North Carroll High School this year because of construction at the fire hall. Carroll County Times,, 30 July 2021 Barton remembers a meeting at the fire hall in the late 1980s when, by his account, an official promised the water would make its way into the hollow. Washington Post, 28 June 2021 On Wednesday the 15th, the Westminster Band offered a concert in front of the fire hall on Main Street and churches opened their doors for prayer vigils. Steve Bowersox,, 28 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of fire hall

1866, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jul 2022

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“Fire hall.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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