fire·​house | \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌhau̇s \

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Two Ohio firefighters have been suspended after allegedly making pornographic videos at a firehouse. Matthew Diebel, USA TODAY, "Firefighters accused of making pornography at Akron, Ohio, fire station," 19 June 2018 The inn has just opened accommodations to guests, while other features, such as a fine-dining restaurant in a converted 1840s firehouse, will be ready next year. Ted Loos, WSJ, "The New Inn From the Founder of 1stdibs Is Peak Hudson Valley-Chic," 1 Nov. 2018 Kamenetz, who was complaining of tightness of his chest, was outside the firehouse with his wife, Armacost said. Alison Knezevich,, "Kamenetz called 911 from Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company, officials say," 10 May 2018 Also responding were Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department from Queen Anne's County and Five Points Fire Company from Delaware, which had been standing by Saturday night a Jopp-Magnolia’s firehouses because of Joppa-Magnolia’s annual banquet. Aegis Staff Report, The Aegis, "Fire guts Joppa house Sunday, smoke alarm alerts occupant to evacuate," 8 Jan. 2018 The parade is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at Tom Day Boulevard and Oregon Avenue, continue along Oregon Avenue to East Drive, travel down East Drive to Linden Avenue and end at the firehouse, off Linden Avenue. Cody Boteler,, "Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department to mark 80 years of service with parade, festival," 6 July 2018 The downside would be removing her from the action at the firehouse (where most of the stories take place) for an extended period. Nina Metz,, "'Chicago Fire' showrunner Derek Haas on Season 6 cliffhangers," 10 May 2018 The village board in February voted to provide $170,000 in grants and other financing to Leffler's group, Appleton 175 LLC, which bought the former firehouse, N88 W16631 Appleton Ave. Debi Eimer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The state is helping Menomonee Falls transform its historic fire station into a new restaurant and banquet hall," 10 July 2018 The firehouse will operate as usual for about 30 days, then shut down for good, according to Colin Groff, assistant city manager. Marci Shatzman,, "New Boynton Beach firehouse planned in downtown revamp," 28 June 2018

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1869, in the meaning defined above

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