fire·​house | \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce firehouse (audio) \

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These adorable pictures show a baby boom at a U.S. firehouse after nine firefighters welcomed babies in the space of a year. Fox News, "Massachusetts fire department welcomes 9 babies in 1 year," 28 Sep. 2018 The monument is near the city's main firehouse at Beaver and LaSalle streets. Don Stacom, Courant Community, "A Weekend of Celebrations in New Britain," 26 Apr. 2018 Perry, who saw an Amber alert issued after the incident, stopped at a firehouse in Prince George’s County and turned himself in, the statement said. — Dana Hedgpeth, Washington Post, "Maryland man charged with assault after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend in Gaithersburg," 11 July 2018 The same woman said that another male co-worker pulled down his pants in a Jamaica Plain firehouse in January and tried to push her head into his crotch. Meghan E. Irons,, "Fire service jobs are elusive for many women in Boston and beyond," 15 May 2018 The victim was staying overnight at the firehouse in the summer of 2017 to help with any calls for service. Erika Butler, The Aegis, "Two Fallston fire company members found guilty of second-degree assault against fellow member," 27 Mar. 2018 Huffman’s also in talks with Folkart Management, the restaurant group led by chef Matthias Merges, to open a barbecue restaurant in the firehouse. Greg Trotter,, "Coming to Englewood: Kimbal Musk's Square Roots urban farm in shipping containers," 12 July 2018 Poitras, 31, joined the department in October 2016 and was assigned to Engine 42 in the firehouse on Columbus Avenue in Roxbury, the department said. John R. Ellement,, "Boston firefighter dies in motorcycle crash in Dorchester," 6 July 2018 Personnel from the county’s career Garrison fire station arrived at the Chestnut Ridge firehouse, Armacost said. Alison Knezevich,, "Kamenetz called 911 from Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company, officials say," 10 May 2018

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1869, in the meaning defined above

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