fire marshal

noun

Definition of fire marshal

1 : the head of a city, county, state, or provincial fire-prevention or fire-investigation bureau
2 : one who is in charge of the fire-fighting personnel and equipment of an industrial establishment

called also fire chief

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“Fire marshal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fire%20marshal. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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