Recent Examples of fireman from the Web
Born the only son of a mechanic and part-time fireman in North Dakota during the Great Depression, Dr. Johnson saw education as his escape from the clutches of poverty.
The 911 dispatcher, the policeman, the fireman and the EMT.
Police and firemen arrived, but did not locate anything burning or any hazards.
His brother, Cory, is a fireman with the Fresno fire department.
Although McCoy was educated as an engineer, writes the Canadian Railway Hall of Fame, the discriminatory management of the railroad thought a black man couldn’t be an engineer, and he was hired to work in the boiler room of trains as a fireman.
There are several ways to do this, including the piggyback ride and the fireman’s carry.
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Definition of fireman for English Language Learners
: a man who is a member of group that works to put out fires
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