Recent Examples of firefighter from the Web
Thirty-five fire crews made up of more than 2,000 firefighters are working to control the blaze.
Firefighters were still dousing water on the TrendSetters building from both sides, hoping to contain the last patches of the blaze and prevent it from spreading to a third building.
One of those potential homebuilders is Paul Stead, a 43-year-old firefighter who lives in Duvall.
There were reports of snipers firing on law enforcement, the National Guard and even firefighters from rooftops and other secreted spots.
Police and firefighters will reopen the road after the flooding has passed.
The heat from the fire was at times so intense that firefighters were repeatedly forced to evacuate.
Neighbors reportedly smelled the fire, and an off-duty local firefighter broke down the door as Peggy's ex-husband (the girl's father) was pulling up to the house.
Deputy Fire Chief Andy Dina confirmed firefighters did a search of the municipal center campus Wednesday night and determined the gas smell a passerby reported was the result of the flame going out.
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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
Definition of firefighter for Students
: a person whose job is to put out fires
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