[ fahyuhr-hous ]


, plural fire·hous·es [fahyuhr, -hou-ziz].

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Word History and Origins

Origin of firehouse1

First recorded in 1895–1900; fire + house

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Example Sentences

One night, thousands of us walked to our neighborhood firehouse with candles in our hands, babies in backpacks, and kids in strollers.

From Time

Caryn Pfeifer kept her awkward vigil inside the firehouse until her husband finally arrived, exhausted and ghostlike, covered from helmet to boots in dust and ash from the day’s work.

The statue was created by sculptor Eddie Dixon in his studio in a converted firehouse in Lubbock, Tex.

Late into the night, the kidnapped children’s parents and some good Samaritans all gather at the firehouse.

From Vox

On a damp night in November 2019, dozens of residents packed into the local firehouse in Corbett, Oregon, a town about 30 miles outside of Portland.

The court house is now the Anthology Archive and the firehouse is a Chinese community center.

According to Radar Online, the starlet was seen in a heated argument with Kate Moss at the new hotspot, Chiltern Firehouse.

“Still Standing,” read the firehouse motto stenciled on the front of the two rigs parked behind them.

The firehouse filled with the sounds of the two once-battered cities laughing together.

Flaherty told him that he had stopped by that same firehouse just before leaving.

The girls thought the firehouse itself was afire and ran shrieking around the room begging to be saved.

Startled, Roger whirled around to see Firehouse Tim behind him, his battered and beaten face clouded with rage.

The man on the floor stirred and Firehouse ordered the squad of enlisted men to help him up.

Firehouse Tim had not posted any special orders or given them any special instructions.

The men moved away and Firehouse Tim led the guards back to their quarters.





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