ladder truck

noun

Examples of ladder truck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The standoff ended around 3 p.m. when the house caught fire, and firefighters responded with two ladder trucks. Emily Deletter, USA TODAY, 20 May 2024 Firefighters responded with two ladder trucks, but gunfire could still be heard coming from inside the house. Jose R. Gonzalez, The Arizona Republic, 18 May 2024 Workers evacuated as alarms signaled more ladder trucks — and eventually all-hands. Julia Coin, Charlotte Observer, 6 May 2024 Expand All Firefighters battling Thursday’s massive fire in Charlotte’s South Park area abandoned a ladder truck moments before it became engulfed in flames and a building collapsed on it. Joe Marusak, Charlotte Observer, 6 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for ladder truck 

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Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ladder truck was in 1889

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“Ladder truck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ladder%20truck. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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