fire patrolman


Definition of fire patrolman

  1. 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. 2 :  one who patrols a certain area (as a mine, factory, or national forest) watching for fires or fire hazards

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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