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Definition of fire brigade

noun
a group of firefighters, especially as formed temporarily or called upon to assist a fire department in an emergency.
a small fire department privately employed by an institution.
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Origin of fire brigade

First recorded in 1825–35
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fire brigade

noun
mainly British an organized body of firefighters
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