fire station
noun Date: 1877 a building housing fire apparatus and usually firefighters

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fire station — A fire station (also called stationhouse) is a structure or other area set aside for storage of firefighting apparatus (i.e, fire engines and related vehicles), personal protective equipment, fire hose, fire extinguishers, and other fire… …   Wikipedia

  • fire station — noun a station housing fire apparatus and firemen • Syn: ↑firehouse • Hypernyms: ↑station • Part Holonyms: ↑infrastructure, ↑base * * * noun, pl ⋯ tions [count] : a building in which the members of a f …   Useful english dictionary

  • fire station — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fire station : singular fire station plural fire stations the building where firefighters have their office and keep their vehicles and equipment …   English dictionary

  • fire station — fire′ sta tion n. a building in which firefighting apparatus and usu. fire department personnel are housed; firehouse • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • fire station — noun The building where fire fighters and fire trucks are housed when not answering an alarm. Syn: firehouse …   Wiktionary

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