ladder truck

noun

Definition of ladder truck

Examples of ladder truck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new Oceanside site allows a bigger station with more room for firefighters and their equipment, including a ladder truck to protect the six- and seven-stories buildings that are new to downtown Oceanside. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Aug. 2021 Fort Pitt ladder truck in storage at Hanger 17, the former Tower Air Hanger, which is now a storage facility for the National 9/11 Museum. Sanya Mansoor, Time, 19 Aug. 2021 Currently, the city has one ladder truck on standby with another one in the shop for repairs. Neal Earley, Arkansas Online, 27 July 2021 About 15 miles north, a fire department ladder truck helped with a home rescue in Goshen. BostonGlobe.com, 31 July 2021 The City Council on Monday approved a plan to use the first half of the city's anticipated $16.8 million on new initiatives and equipment, including a $1.6 million ladder truck for the Fire Department. Joseph Flaherty, Arkansas Online, 28 July 2021 The idea for the TIMSU – traffic incident management safety unit – came after Liberty Township’s ladder truck was hit two years ago when crews were responding to an incident on I-75. Sue Kiesewetter, The Enquirer, 23 June 2021 The firefighter who was in the ladder truck sustained a minor injury; the vehicle was destroyed, said Ethan Klussman, Liberty Township’s fire chief. Sue Kiesewetter, The Enquirer, 23 June 2021 Proposition 7 was a $1.95 million bond to improve Anchorage Fire Department facilities and replace a fire ladder truck. Anchorage Daily News, 22 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of ladder truck

1889, in the meaning defined above

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11 Sep 2021

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“Ladder truck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ladder%20truck. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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