fire station


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fire station

n.
A building for fire equipment and firefighters. Also called firehouse.

fire station

n
(Building) a building where firefighting vehicles and equipment are stationed and where firefighters on duty wait. Also called (US): firehouse or station house

fire′ sta`tion


n.
a building in which firefighting apparatus and usu. fire department personnel are housed; firehouse.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fire station - a station housing fire apparatus and firemenfire station - a station housing fire apparatus and firemen
infrastructure, base - the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan"
station - a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose; "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station"
Translations
hasičská stanice
parque de bomberos
paloasema
消防署
brandstation

fire station

ncaserma dei pompieri
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