hook and ladder
- a fire engine, usually a tractor-trailer, fitted with long, extensible ladders and other equipment.
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Pick up your hook-and-ladder wagon and put it back where it belongs.
Come here, Tony,” he called, “and bring the hook-and-ladder.
"The Hook-and-Ladder is short-handed to-night," said Monkey.Phaeton Rogers
Galloping down the street came the splendid big fire-horses drawing the hook-and-ladder.All About Johnnie Jones
If spry, we caught a glimpse of the hook-and-ladder from the top of the hill, or the horses galloping up the slope.Hints to Pilgrims
Charles Stephen Brooks