Hose company

a company of men appointed to bring and manage hose in the extinguishing of fires.

See also: Hose

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Later, he arrived on the scene as a firefighter for Pioneer Hose Company, where he volunteered.
Smokey the Bear will be joining us again this year, escorted by firefighters from Water Witch Hose Company No.
Metals hose company Omega Flex (NasdaqGM:OFLX) said on Thursday that its board of directors has approved an extension of up to USD5m of its common stock for another 24 months under its original stock buy-back programme depending on market and business conditions.
David, who runs a hydraulic hose company in Paisley, filled his Mercedes Vito at Morrisons, but it wouldn't start after he parked it up for the weekend.
A HYDRAULIC hose company has been rescued by a national competitor hours before it was set to be wound up.
Bodenstein is currently chairman of the Village of Jeffersonville Planning Board, board member of Callicoon Co-Operative Insurance company, past president of the Jeffersonville Volunteer First Aid Corps, and past chief and current member of Protection Hose company No.1, Inc.
And finally: "Staff from the Cleveland Hill Hose company assisted a child whose head was stuck in a stair bannister on Beach Road.
Peg was the President of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Boscawen, NH "Much I Do" Hose Company.
CUTLINE: (1) A photograph of the South Lancaster Hose Company, circa 1890.