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noun
  1. a building in which firefighting apparatus and usually fire department personnel are housed; firehouse.
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Origin of fire station

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for fire station

Historical Examples of fire station

  • “It was Lane that tied me—the fire-station warden,” Barrett went on.

    King Spruce, A Novel

    Holman Day

  • If I've got any unsold I leave them at the fire-station and then they're fresh in the morning.

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for fire station

fire station

noun
  1. a building where firefighting vehicles and equipment are stationed and where firefighters on duty waitAlso called (US): firehouse, station house
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