- 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.
Origin of fire brigade
Examples from the Web for fire brigade
Historical Examples of fire brigade
To Yoshimune's initiative belongs, also, the establishment of a fire-brigade in Edo.Japan
The captain of the fire-brigade looked at it from a different point of view.St. Peter's Umbrella
I defied policemen and the superintendent of the fire-brigade.The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories
There is a perfect water system, fire-brigade with fire stations where the firemen sleep, police, and a dog-catcher.The Last Spike
The Fire-Brigade had obtained permission to perform their drill there until the ground should be required.Life in the Red Brigade
- mainly British an organized body of firefighters