- the occupation of attempting to control and extinguish fires
- (as modifier)firefighting equipment
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Words nearby firefighting
Example sentences from the Web for firefighting
Record temperatures and powerful winds have hindered firefighting efforts, continually driving the fire past containment lines.
But it hadn't rained in seven months, and the country's firefighting budget had been downscaled over several decades.
Firefighting is a police function, accomplished by the Fire Police.Area Handbook for Albania|Eugene K. Keefe
If a fire does occur, your home might be saved if you know how to fight fires, and have on hand some basic firefighting tools.In Time Of Emergency|Department of Defense
The apparatus for firefighting was of the type most city people have forgotten.The Girl and Her Religion|Margaret Slattery