fire company

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Synonyms for fire company

a private or temporary organization of individuals equipped to fight fires

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The program is open to all fire companies, volunteer ambulance services and volunteer rescue squads in Pennsylvania.
The task of merging three independent volunteer fire companies is a long arduous road, said Chief Dave Shainline.
Around this time, New York fire companies also were required for the first time to show the approximate equivalent of an unearned premium reserve as a liability, namely "the amount required to safely reinsure all outstanding risks.
Although in 1850 one-third to one-half of the property in the nearby districts of Moyamensing and Gray's Ferry were owned by Irishmen (Clark 137), the journeymen who made up the membership of the volunteer fire companies "owned no real property" (Laurie 76).
Often, strong rivalries existed between the various fire companies, so the uniforms helped promote solidarity and pride, and they were key to the firefighters' flamboyant annual parades.
The system is used to manage the thousands of NFIRS (National Fire Incident Reporting System) reports generated by the 450 fire companies covering the five boroughs of New York City and protecting a population of over 8 million.
FEMA offers these grants to fire companies large and small throughout our region, she said.
For the first time, funds will be available for paid, as well as volunteer, fire companies.
The NFPA -- the national advisory body that oversees suggested codes and standards for fire fighting procedures, gear and equipment -- for the first time recommended minimum manpower and response times to be applied uniformly to all fire companies.
Cars and trucks leased to federal, state and local governments, including fire trucks leased to municipal and tax-exempt fire companies.
With technical assistance from the Governor s Center for Local Government Services, Hegins and Valley View fire companies in Schuylkill County have recently voted to consolidate operations to improve services and reduce costs to taxpayers.
May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With technical assistance from state government, the Se-Wy-Co and Leithsville fire companies in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County will consolidate operations by June to improve services and deliver cost savings.
I know that the hand crews are spread so thin and that the fire companies are spread thin throughout the day, with all the fires going on.
March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --With technical assistance from state government, the Greenmount and Barlow fire companies in Adams County will consolidate operations into a single company by year-end to improve services and realize significant cost savings.