- a building in which firefighting apparatus and usually fire department personnel are housed; firehouse.
Origin of fire station
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for fire station
“It was Lane that tied me—the fire-station warden,” Barrett went on.King Spruce, A Novel
If I've got any unsold I leave them at the fire-station and then they're fresh in the morning.Adventures and Enthusiasms
E. V. Lucas
Rockets whizzed, the gun at the fire-station boomed in salute.Dry Fish and Wet
Anthon Bernhard Elias Nilsen
As a rule, these messenger offices are near the fire-station.
He knew that the first who should convey the alarm of fire to a fire-station would receive a shilling for his exertions.Life in the Red Brigade
- a building where firefighting vehicles and equipment are stationed and where firefighters on duty waitAlso called (US): firehouse, station house
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