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fire engine:

see fire fightingfire fighting,
the use of strategy, personnel, and apparatus to extinguish, to confine, or to escape from fire. Fire-Fighting Strategy

Fire fighting strategy involves the following basic procedures: arriving at the scene of the fire as rapidly as possible;
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fire engine

a heavy road vehicle that carries firemen and fire-fighting equipment to a fire
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As many as 16 fire engines put out the fire at around 8.
Residents blamed the county government for laxity as no fire engine arrived to fight the fire.
A purchase order of R19-million was also issued in favour of contractor for delivery of the first set of fire engines to the City.
13am to reports of a flat on fire at Llys Buddug and sent two fire engines, one from Caernarfon and one from Llanberis.
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10am and eight fire engines and a hydraulic platform attended the scene.
Five fire engines from Liverpool city centre, Kensington, Toxteth, Old Swan and Belle Vale were originally called to the scene, with crews entering the evacuated building with full breathing equipment and hose reels.
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.
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It was alarming to note that the passage towards the building was so narrow that fire engines could not take a U-turn to exit for refilling.
Eight fire engines are on scene and crews are working to put it out.