fire marshal


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fire marshal

n.
1. The head of a department or office that is charged with the prevention and investigation of fires.
2. A person in charge of firefighting personnel and equipment at an industrial plant.

fire marshal

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a public official responsible for investigating the causes of fires, enforcing fire prevention laws, etc
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the head of a fire prevention organization
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fire marshal - the head of a fire department
fire fighter, fire-eater, firefighter, fireman - a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
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