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fire brigade

n.
An organized body of firefighters.

fire brigade

n
chiefly Brit an organized body of firefighters

fire′ brigade`


n.
1. a group of firefighters, esp. as formed temporarily or called upon to assist a fire department in an emergency.
2. a small fire department privately employed by an institution.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fire brigade - a private or temporary organization of individuals equipped to fight firesfire brigade - a private or temporary organization of individuals equipped to fight fires
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
2.fire brigade - British name for a fire department
fire department - the department of local government responsible for preventing and extinguishing fires
Translations
hasičský sborpožární sbor
brandvæsen
FeuerwehrFeuerlöschzug
palokunta
vatrogasna jedinica
tűzoltóság
消防隊
소방대
brannvesenbrannvern
gasilska brigada
brandkår
หน่วยกู้ไฟ
đội cứu hỏa

fire brigade

fire department (Am) n(corpo dei) pompieri mpl or vigili mpl del fuoco

fire brigade

فِرْقَةُ الـمُطَافئ hasičský sbor brandvæsen Feuerwehr πυροσβεστική cuerpo de bomberos palokunta pompiers vatrogasna jedinica vigili del fuoco 消防隊 소방대 brandweer brannvesen straż pożarna bombeiros, brigada de incêndio пожарная бригада brandkår หน่วยกู้ไฟ itfaiye đội cứu hỏa 消防队
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And, to save me, I can't remember whether the Hancock Fire Brigade was a republican or a democratic organisation.
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Bring us nice news of a victory by the Archduke Karl or Ferdinand (one archduke's as good as another, as you know) and even if it is only over a fire brigade of Bonaparte's, that will be another story and we'll fire off some cannon
When the vicarage caught fire he distinguished himself also by the fearlessness with which he reentered the building to save property, after the local fire brigade had given it up as impossible.
The history of firefighting in Ararat dates back to 1859, when the Ararat Urban Fire Brigade established its original home in a hotel room.
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The cause of fire has yet not been ascertained, said Fire Brigade officials.
KARACHI: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation's (KMC) Fire Brigade will get a 325-feet snorkel worth Rs499 million in March this year as a New Year gift from the Sindh government for the up-gradation of its system.
Separately, Wasim Akhtar has said fire brigade will be made best department, fire risk allowance has been paid and remain will be paid soon.
The fire gutted around seven shops in the building, which contained furniture and plastic material, said the fire brigade officials.