hook-and-ladder truck

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hook-and-lad·der truck

A fire engine equipped with extension ladders and hooked poles.
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Waters said fire service is provided to Elm Springs through Tontitown, and she wasn't sure if a hook-and-ladder truck was necessary for the development going in at Elm Springs Road.
They should have mobilized a hook-and-ladder truck. But they couldn't do so, apparently because it did not work properly.
flag suspended over Main Street by two hook-and-ladder trucks.