fire station


Definition of fire station 

: a building housing fire apparatus and usually firefighters

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Anybody who was in the building died before the door went up in the fire station. Mike Hendricks, kansascity, "In a tragic loop, firefighters continue to die from preventable mistakes," 13 July 2018 After seeing the Amber Alert, Perry stopped at a fire station in Prince George’s County and turned himself in to the police. Christina Tkacik,, "Gaithersburg man charged with two counts of assault after Amber Alert," 11 July 2018 Mike Gagliano, who has served at the Northgate fire station for nearly a decade. Sarah Wu, The Seattle Times, "Is Station 31 making Seattle firefighters sick? Study hopes to find answers about ‘Cancer House’," 6 July 2018 Aurora aldermen are considering a five-year lease with Verizon Communications so the company can put communications equipment on a city tower at a far East Side fire station. Steve Lord, Aurora Beacon-News, "Aurora considers lease with Verizon for communications equipment at fire station tower," 4 July 2018 From the fire station, the route will continue along Washington Street, turn onto East Street, and end near the Blackburn Memorial Park. Zipporah Osei And Julia Preszler,, "Where to have fun for the Fourth," 27 June 2018 D'Amato's most recent wife kicked him out of the house, police told ABC13, and he was arrested at a fire station in Magnolia. Josh Magness, star-telegram, "He got married in April. Then his new bride got a call from his other wife, police say," 5 June 2018 In town, at the gas station, the Scout house, the post office and the fire station, people exchanged news from Billy's letters. Karina Bland, azcentral, "An unexpected find in a Vietnam shop, a journey home for a Marine's dog tag," 23 May 2018 Cool told The Star outside a fire station in midtown Manhattan. Mike Hendricks, kansascity, "Firefighters protect us. Who protects them?," 13 July 2018

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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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Kids Definition of fire station

: a building housing fire engines and usually firefighters

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