ladder truck


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Recent Examples on the Web Any industrial fire in Colerain Township results in a first alarm of five fire engines with a fire engine from departments in Green Township and a ladder truck from North College Hill, according to the release. Chris Mayhew,, "Grippo's barbecue chip plant catches fire Thursday morning in Colerain Township," 4 June 2020 For more information, visit View, climb aboard and operate a fire engine, fire-rescue and ladder trucks, a front loader, SWAT and bomb squad vehicles, bucket trucks, a school bus, marine patrol boat, electric cart and more. Jennifer Boehm,, "8 things to do with the kids this weekend: Peter Pan Pirate Party, Backyard Bash & more," 9 Oct. 2019 The parade started with an unfurling of the American flag from the fire department’s ladder truck, followed by a float remembering the tragic events of 9/11. Annie Gentile,, "Holiday Spirit Abounds At Festival Of Lights Parade," 9 Dec. 2019 Catskill, a village about 35 miles south of Albany, has been training its public works employees to drive ambulances and operate its ladder truck in preparation for a run on services, said Vincent Seeley, the village president. Sarah Maslin Nir, New York Times, "Did New Yorkers Who Fled to Second Homes Bring the Virus?," 10 Apr. 2020 Firefighters then dumped water on the building from a ladder truck and worked to knock back the fire from the exterior of the building. Zach Murdock,, "New Britain firefighters battle apartment blaze," 25 June 2019 Anchorage wants to bond for fire department facility improvements, a new ladder truck and to expand the fire department’s vehicle maintenance shop. Aubrey Wieber, Anchorage Daily News, "Here are the bond packages Anchorage will vote on in the April election," 18 Feb. 2020 People watching the parade alerted firefighters aboard the ladder truck to the fire, and firefighters called their headquarters, Kowalski said. David Owens,, "Santa helps Simsbury, Canton firefighters snuff out fire during Simsbury Celebrates firetruck parade," 1 Dec. 2019 Once again, Lakewood firefighters parked a ladder truck at the Ogontz Avenue/Fischer Road intersection across from the monument and extended the ladder across Rocky River Drive to create an arch. Carol Kovach,, "Heroes Run recognizes fallen police, firefighters; awards scholarships," 16 Sep. 2019

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1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Ladder truck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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