fire·house | \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌhau̇s \

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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 The firehouse has made efforts to diversify its ranks. Tim Craig, Washington Post, "Answering the call," 1 June 2018 In Scituate, the Friends of Scituate Seniors is focused on raising money for a new building to replace the current senior center, located in a single room in a former firehouse with only 15 parking spaces outside. Hattie Bernstein,, "Giving senior councils an energy boost," 23 Mar. 2018 In Malaga, the first man to the firehouse jumps in a truck and speeds to the scene. Kevin Dupzyk, Popular Mechanics, "5 Realities of Fighting Fire in the Middle of Nowhere," 20 June 2016 The dynamic has left firehouses short-staffed and Latino communities underserved. Tim Craig, Washington Post, "Answering the call," 1 June 2018

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1869, in the meaning defined above

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