a tower, as on a mountain, from which a watch for fires is kept.
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How to use fire tower in a sentence
The first time, a rainstorm pelted me while atop an open-air fire tower, soaking my stuff during a cold Vermont night.
Right now, forest fires are spotted from satellites or fire towers.Trees power this alarm system for remote forest fires | Stephen Ornes | October 16, 2020 | Science News For Students
Thetis seems to have been a transposition of the same name, and was probably a Pharos, or Fire-tower, near the sea.
Also that a representation of it may now be seen upon "the fire-tower of Brechin."The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors | Kersey Graves
"The fire-tower is on one side of her; the scullery closet on the other," said the matron.The Slayer Of souls | Robert Chambers