the department of a municipal government charged with the prevention and extinguishing of fire.
the personnel in such a department.
(US & Canadian) the department of a local authority responsible for the prevention and extinguishing of fires
[fahyuh r-dawg, -dog] /ˈfaɪərˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg/ noun, Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. . /ˈfaɪəˌdɒɡ/ noun 1. either of a pair of decorative metal stands used to support logs in an open fire
noun 1. a door through which a boiler or furnace is fired or through which the fire is inspected. 2. a fireproof or fire-resistant door in a building, intended to isolate an area from fire. noun 1. a door made of noncombustible material, the purpose of which is to prevent a fire from spreading within […]
[fahyuh r-dreyk] /ˈfaɪərˌdreɪk/ noun 1. a mythical fiery dragon. /ˈfaɪəˌdreɪk/ noun 1. (myth) a fire-breathing dragon
noun 1. a practice drill for a company of firefighters, the crew of a ship, etc., to train them in their duties in case of fire. 2. a drill for pupils in a school, employees in a factory, etc., to train them in the manner of exit to be followed in case of fire. noun […]