aerial ladder


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aerial ladder

n.
A ladder that can be extended to reach high places, especially one mounted on a fire engine.
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aerial ladder

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a power-operated extending ladder mounted on a fire engine. Also called: turntable ladder
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Noun1.aerial ladder - mechanically extendible ladderaerial ladder - mechanically extendible ladder; used on a fire truck
extension ladder - a ladder whose length can be extended
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They were sent in by former firefighter Tony Pearson - prompted by the controversial decision to remove Llandudno's aerial ladder platform.
Firefighters from Red Watch demonstrated the aerial ladder platform for Sam and also let him try out the hoses.
Seven fire engine and two aerial ladder platforms tackled theshop fire on Blandford Street, near to the Bridges shopping centre, at its height.
Resort needs its aerial ladder DESPITE written requests from the local AM for Aberconwy, Llandudno Town Council and Llandudno Civic Council, the Chief Fire and Rescue Officer for North Wales, Mr Simon Smith, refuses to put people first and return the APL (Aerial Platform Ladder) from Rhyl to its rightful and purpose built garage in Llandudno.
The fire service sent six pumping appliances, one command unit and an aerial ladder platform to the scene, as well as 33 firefighters.
At its peak there were 34 firefighters, one officer, six fire appliances and one aerial ladder platform working to extinguish the fire.
Three fire engines and an aerial ladder platform from Wrexham were sent and rescued three women from the property.
Three fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were used by crews at the scene.

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