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

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I thought it was amazing to see a real fire engine on our site and the team building games teach us very useful life skills", said Mrs Jewers.
South Wales chief fire officer Andy Marles told the Echo: "This is not a way of getting rid of fire engines by the back door.
LONDON, February 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefighters from Bethnal Green Fire Station will today hand the Deputy Chief Fire Officer Roy Bishop a petition and thousands of letters that have been sent by members of the public opposing the removal of a fire engine from Bethnal Green.
Forest Service Technician Randy Riley from the Angeles National Forest gives directions to a fire engine during a special emergency driving course for USFS firefighters.
She had sought help from firefighters in Little Mill, near Pontypool, with minor flooding at her home on August 16, and when she was told there was little they could do, she got into the fire engine, Abergavenny Magistrates' Court was told.
Fire engine is at the end of its life cycle at more than 20 years old and needs to be replaced, said Marshall, It's no longer usable even on a second line and after 20 years.
March 7, 2014: Fire engine pelted with stones in Hamad Town after putting out a motorcycle fire.
The fire engine, which has served across the county for the past 19 years, has been donated to the "Operation Florian" charity, which provides fire engines, equipment and training to the world's poorest regions.
Three fire engines tackled the fire at the property in the village of Llanbrynmair which broke out shortly before 5.
The review suggests having one fire engine manned by five full-time firefighters, and another engine manned by four "on-call" or retained firefighters.
Removing one fire engine from Halifax and providing a fully equipped Resilience Pump which can be utilised when required.
MINDLESS yobs stripped a fire engine of life-saving kit as crews tackled two fires in Wood End.
Fleet manager Dave Bond said: "We have worked really hard with our workforce, the vehicle manufacturer and fire appliance bodybuilders to create this state of the art frontline fire engine.
A WOMAN died after the car she was driving collided with a fire engine yesterday.
The fire engine was damaged, three firemen were wounded.