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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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Although the traffic lights were on green, cars had stopped before the crossing to let through the fire engine which was driving down the wrong side of the road following reports of an old woman trapped in a burning house.
These plans would halve the number of full-time firefighters in our constituency and would leave only one fire engine in the whole of Cheshire East that is staffed on a 24/7 basis by full-time firefighters.
The fire engine will be joined at Tipples and Tastes by a horsebox serving wood-fired pizza from Artisan Street Food.
March 7, 2014: Fire engine pelted with stones in Hamad Town after putting out a motorcycle fire.
There are currently two fire engines based at Barry fire station, manned by nine full-time firefighters.
Removal of one fire engine from Fairweather Green, Bradford - to be replaced with a Fire Response Unit, to be dual crewed with the Command Unit and Welfare Unit.
A fire service spokesman said: "It's shocking that someone could stoop so low as to steal life-saving equipment from a fire engine.
A FLEET of new fire engines are tailor-made to be narrower than predecessors to get up farmers' tracks and reach remote gorse fires.
Damascus, (SANA) -- An armed group on Friday opened fire on fire engines and hit them with stones in the Juber area in Damascus.
Summary: A group of charity "firefighters" are to write themselves into the record books after circumnavigating the globe in a fire engine.
A GROUP of fundraisers is home after circumnavigating the globe in a fire engine.
Nurse Hazel rushed to the house but, exhausted from a night shift, reversed into the fire engine.
IN 1985, we reported how Holy Island celebrated a landmark in its history with the arrival of its first fire engine.
Proposals to remove a second fire engine from Ascot Drive fire station in Derby have met with anger from the Fire Brigade Union, who claim the public were not properly consulted.
An elderly farmer who was trampled when his cows were apparently scared by a fire engine, has died.