- equipment for extinguishing destructive fires.
Origin of fire apparatus
First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for fire apparatus
Fire-apparatus should be kept in service as well as in order.
The report should be made on a sheet of paper, divided so as to include all features of order and fire-apparatus in every room.
All methods for the prevention of fires fall so far short of the ideal of immunity that there is a necessity for fire-apparatus.