ladder truck

noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Taneytown also has a six-person rescue truck, a 500-gallon engine truck, an eight-person ladder truck, a two-person brush truck, a five-person utility truck, a duty truck and two ambulances. Baltimore Sun, 10 Sep. 2022 Local resident Paul Pradzinski captured a cell phone picture of his 13-year-old daughter behind the wheel of a ladder truck. Gary Gibula, Chicago Tribune, 19 Oct. 2022 Climb inside water rescue boats, a ladder truck and ambulance. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 10 Oct. 2022 Firefighters went up a ladder truck to check the area to make sure no embers had set anything else on fire. Karen Kucher, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 June 2022 The bear plunged into the net in the early afternoon after a state wildlife crew used a fire department ladder truck to get in close to immobilize the animal. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 1 June 2022 At least 40 dogs were taken to the rooftop play area, where firefighters are bringing them down in the bucket attached to the ladder truck. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 12 Sep. 2022 There, a New Berlin Fire Department ladder truck will be raised over Casper and topped with a U.S. flag, while other fire department and personnel line up in front of their station across from the memorial. Jim Riccioli, Journal Sentinel, 12 Aug. 2022 The apartment building was evacuated, and the 911 caller was rescued by the Hingham Fire Department by ladder truck, the statement said. Breanne Kovatch, BostonGlobe.com, 29 Aug. 2022 See More

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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 8 Dec. 2022.

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