fire brigade


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a private or temporary organization of individuals equipped to fight fires

British name for a fire department

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Reacting on information, the fire brigade department dispatched at least three fire tenders to the site to extinguish the blaze.
At its height, the fire had engulfed around half of the ground and first floor plus all of the roof of the building in Connington Crescent, Chingford, the London Fire Brigade said.
The Cambridgeshire consolation race won by Addeybb last September is a significant trial for today and a strict interpretation of that form gives him the beating of FIRE BRIGADE.
A Cleveland Fire Brigade spokesman said: "One fire appliance remains at the scene dealing with smouldering debris.
The FBU said in a statement: "Following the announcement that the London Fire Brigade has started the process of sacking all London firefighters, the Fire Brigades Union is to ballot London's 6,000 firefighters on whether they wish to take industrial action short of a strike."
Around a dozen fire brigade vehicles were pressed into service to extinguish the fire for several hours.
Of the 30 million 999 calls handled by BT, 52 per cent were hoax, misdialled or not appropriate for the police, ambulance or fire brigade.
Storage solutions supplier Network Appliance has deployed a storage and server infrastructure system for Avon Fire Brigade in the UK.
Shan Khalid was in devastating form as Fenham defeated Tyne and Wear Fire Brigade to win the trophy at Tynemouth.
When the fire brigade arrive, they are attacked by gangs of kids armed with airguns, bricks and stones.
And a union leader for the fire brigade in Warwickshire says it is significant the LGA is already talking of a strike before negotiations are over.
UNION leaders at Merseyside fire brigade have begun an appeal against plans to end 24-hour crewing at Heswall and West Kirby.
KARACHI -- The Fire Brigade department on Thursday successfully brought the blaze under control at a famous shopping market "Kareem Centre", Zaibunnisa Street Saddar here.
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Initially, the fire brigade department sent one fire tender but after realising the gravity of the situation, more fire tenders were called.