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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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The dance at the Firemen's Hall was the one thing I looked forward to all the week.
There was a pause--then an advance all together of the firemen and the police which blocked up the doorway--then a consultation in low voices--and then two men were detached from the rest, and sent out of the churchyard through the crowd.
A team of firemen today helped extricate a calf that fell and found itself trapped in a ditch along Jalan Bukit Amber, Skudai.
According to TMA officials, both the firemen were returning on a motorcycle to their duty place from their native Bahlol Khel area of Martung tehsil.
Summary: Firemen retrieve the boy from the machine without harm
"Come on @peppapig, we've not been firemen for 30 years," it tweeted.
KOC team upon their arrival to Kuwait International Airport KUWAIT, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Oil Company's CEO Jamal Jaafar Monday expressed pride in KOC's firefighters who came second in the international firemen challenge, which was recently held in California, US.
FIREMEN'S champion Bill Giffin retired from his work helping others.
THREE firemen and a security guard were rushed to the Limassol General hospital on Wednesday night, after inhaling toxic fumes while putting out a small fire outside a beach hotel undergoing renovation work, Limassol police said.
From April 1958 to May 1964, I was roster clerk at Stafford Road and must have written Pete's name on the rosters many times, although with over 200 drivers and 120 firemen to roster, it's difficult now to recall many names of the young firemen.
HAVING read the reports on the pub bombings commemoration event and concert at the Birmingham Town Hall, I was shocked to see that two firemen had been presented with medals for their actions.