Origin of fire alarm
Examples from the Web for fire alarm
A crowd had congregated around the fire-alarm box, and would not let the men pull it.
It was just a little "fire-alarm drill" to keep the reserve troops up to the high-water mark of efficiency.
"Fourth Ward, Bottom Level," a voice from the fire-alarm speaker said.Four-Day Planet|Henry Beam Piper
That fire-alarm thing scared him crazy—he's usually so good!Queed|Henry Sydnor Harrison
Hearing the fire-alarm and looking out, he was astounded to see that it was the freight-house burning.Dynamite Stories|Hudson Maxim