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fireman

Railways
a. (on steam locomotives) the man who stokes the fire and controls the injectors feeding water to the boiler
b. (on diesel and electric locomotives) the driver's assistant
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10 worse off than the police, surely you do not seriously expect firemen to vote for a worsening of conditions in this way?
It's a shameful act of terrorism by these criminals targeting firemen and even policemen.
Firemen from a wide part of Yorkshire dealt with the fire.
Tebeau dilates on the manhood and masculinity of firemen at great length with little attribution, adding nothing new to our understanding of how gender shaped firemen or firefighting.
But wouldn't it have been even more respectful to give Morrison - and certainly the other firemen played by Travolta, Robert Patrick, Morris Chestnut, Balthazar Getty, Billy Burke and Jay Hernandez - more distinguishing personality traits, behavioral peculiarities, foibles and interests?
Five stolen cars were found burning on streets in Walker and Byker, each taking firemen half an hour to put out.
The Government should be ashamed to condemn the firemen for wanting a liveable wage.
Instead, the PM and his lackeys are trying to demonise them, suggesting it's the firemen who've left us wide open to an attack by Bin Laden's mob - when we know it's Messrs Blair and Bush who are 100 per cent responsible for that.
They were among four people killed by a gunman who began shooting at police and firemen responding to a blaze in his home in Memphis, Tennessee.
Brandelli went on to say, "We hope to present ARF with a nice check from the Firemen of Hollywood's Sunset Strip.
Most of the firemen tackled the outbreak from the roofs, where at one stage flames shot through 30ft into the air, said a fire service spokesman.
It focuses on the engineers, conductors, firemen, and brakemen who operated the trains and the unions that represented them, the "Big Four" railroad brotherhoods, in the last decades of the nineteenth century.