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Synonyms for fire engine

any of various large trucks that carry firemen and equipment to the site of a fire

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The vehicles, which are specially-equipped Iveco or Mecedes vans, are already being used by other UK fire brigades, including Cheshire, where two of the vehicles have replaced standard fire engines.
The fire engines drove along taxiways fitted with street signs, stop signs and parked vehicles to make them resemble city streets, with their operators guided by a map showing the route they were to follow.
The proposal to remove the fire engine is in the second Draft London Safety Plan, which is subject to public consultation that closes today.
Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr Davis said: 'Up and down the country there are many reserve and training fire engines that could be released for use by troops.
Then moments later the defendant turns his attentions to a fire engine that has been called to the scene.
LOTS TO SEE: Families, above, enjoy Haurel and Lardy, right, and a firefighter demonstration, below GREAT DAY: Some of the fire engines, right, and Joanne Clayton, far right
Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service had taken delivery of two new fire engines which I understand are to be based at Leamington and Nuneaton Fire Stations.
FIRE chiefs are to review 999 procedures after a Huddersfield man was knocked down by an 11-tonne fire engine.
Also, new mobilising arrangements are soon to be introduced which will mean that the first fire engines to be sent to an incident will be decided on predicted attendance times rather than station location, as is the case now.
Brigades used to sell old fire engines to the highest bidder, but have been forced to stop.
Three fire engines tackled a blaze this morning when a rubbish fire spread to a garage.
As more than 50 personnel in fire engines and helicopters were dispatched, Fire Engine Company 98 raced more than a mile from its Pacoima station to a spot firefighters have identified as a potential rescue point near Hadden Avenue and Del Sur Street, about 200 yards before the wash flows beneath Interstate 5's interchange with the Ronald Reagan Freeway, Humphrey said.
The thrust of the proposals is to reduce the number of fire stations and fire engines covering the centre of the capital; and to redeploy those resources in the suburbs, reversing previous cuts that the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) had previously warned against.
Scania is to supply 60 fire engines to Bomba, the Malaysian national fire and rescue service.
Contract notice: Procurement of 2 tank fire engines tlf 3,000.