fire station


Definition of fire station

: a building housing fire apparatus and usually firefighters

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Yankeetown’s only restaurant is the Blackwater Grill, across the street from the city hall and an adjoining volunteer fire station housing a single shiny red truck. Amy Green, miamiherald, "With Gov. Scott and legislature in denial, tiny town adapts on its own to climate change," 11 July 2018 Luckily, McKenny’s husband, John, knew of a nearby fire station. Madeline Farber, Fox News, "Florida mom warns of liquid nitrogen 'Dragon's Breath' snack after son's hospitalized: 'He could have died'," 31 July 2018 Jay Ro’s family members frantically tried to get help at a nearby fire station, before calling the police. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Some refugees resettling in America find gun violence instead of peace," 27 June 2018 Newport Beach fire crews responded to the blaze at 114 E. Balboa Blvd. at about 12:20 p.m. after a neighbor knocked on the door of a nearby fire station to alert firefighters, officials said. Hannah Fry,, "Fire displaces 5 people from Balboa Peninsula duplex," 29 May 2018 Kamenetz fell ill early Thursday at his Owings Mills home and headed to a nearby fire station with his wife, Jill. Washington Post, "Kevin Kamenetz, Maryland gubernatorial hopeful, to be laid to rest Friday," 11 May 2018 The athlete and his crew have been shuttling the people across the river, to his home and ultimately to a nearby fire station. Char Adams,, "Pro Surfer Rescues Family Stranded in Hawaii Home During Flood: 'It Was Really Scary,' Dad Says," 20 Apr. 2018 The 32-year-old then drove himself to a nearby fire station and called 911 on the way there. Indianapolis Star, "Uber driver shot in Indianapolis road rage incident," 2 Feb. 2018 There’s a power plant, fire station, water tower, green houses, laundry and chapel, and even an old bowling alley fashioned from a Quonset hut. Scott Mcfetridge, The Seattle Times, "Huge ghost town next door clouds Iowa city’s future," 30 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of fire station

1877, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fire station was in 1877

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English Language Learners Definition of fire station

: a building in which the members of a fire department and the equipment used to put out fires are located

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: a building housing fire engines and usually firefighters

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