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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?
I condemn the cowardly and shameful terrorist attack on firemen in Budaiya.
Hundreds of firemen fought the blaze for more than three hours and managed to save the rest of the cathedral, including the central tower.
FIREMEN CELEBRATE: Teesside fireman were celebrating in April 1974 after raising pounds 11,400 for the Fire Service Benevolent fund.
Here it should be noted that Tebeau opts to give firemen more agency than most scholars have done in the transformation of volunteer into paid fire departments; his argumentation is unpersuasive to this reader.
THERE REALLY haven't been that many movies about firemen.
Firemen dealt with a spate of car arsons over the last 48 hours.
The MPs award themselves a 41 per cent rise, have three months holiday, most firemen have to work on their rest days to make ends meet.
But then Mr Blair knows perfectly well - as do we - that firemen have always been prepared to accept a whole lot less than 40 per cent.
Mel Foster has the perfect voice to convey a sense of dispassion mingled with deep feeling as he reads this horrific story about the firemen from Engine 40, Ladder 35 and the shocking aftermath of the events of 9/11.
Two firemen and a police officer called to a house blaze were shot dead last night in the latest gun outrage to hit the United States.
Brandelli went on to say, "We hope to present ARF with a nice check from the Firemen of Hollywood's Sunset Strip.