Recent Examples of firefighter from the Web
Residents were required to leave the buildings immediately and only residents that needed to retrieve critical items such as medication were allowed to return accompanied by firefighters.
One person fled from the apartments to the roof of the lower building and was rescued by firefighters, according to Hampton Fire & Rescue Captain Michael McMahon.
The woman suffered chemical burns and was taken to the hospital by Berkeley firefighters.
An official from the Chilgok Fire Department said dozens of firefighters and rescuers were approaching the site deep into the mountain by foot and didn’t have visuals of the aircraft yet.
Thanks to the efforts of firefighters, the vast majority of Sonoma’s 183 schools escaped serious damage.
Please respect the privacy of our firefighters, and the families who have lost loved ones tonight.
Last August, the board voted to fund temporary living quarters for the firefighters.
Nearly a year after the attack, and this new investigation has raised concerns regarding the response of firefighters on the day of the attack.
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First Known Use of firefighter
FIREFIGHTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of firefighter for English Language Learners
: a member of a group that works to put out fires
FIREFIGHTER Defined for Kids
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