fire patrolman


Definition of fire patrolman

1 : a member of a salvage corps who accompanies municipal fire trucks to protect property at the scene of the fire from unnecessary damage
2 : one who patrols a certain area (as a mine, factory, or national forest) watching for fires or fire hazards

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“Fire patrolman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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