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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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Samantha plays a cop on the lookout for naughty people, Wendy is the sexiest GI Jane since Demi Moore, and Jessica is the pit-girl every boy wants to get greased up with," says their manager"Heather handles a large hose as a firewoman, Becky handles private affairs as a saucy secretary and Tabitha goes old school in the tightest uniform she could find.
Also on this day: 1901: The Cadillac MotorCompany was formed in Detroit, named after a French explorer; 1959: Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States of America; 1965: Keith Peacock became the first substitute permitted by the Football League when he went on for his team, Charlton Athletic; 1976: Mary Langdon, aged 25, joined the fire brigade at Battle, East Sussex to become Britain's first female fireman -she was not called firewoman or fireperson; 1983: Benigo Aquino, exiled Philippine opposition leader who had been assured a safe return by President Marcos, was shot dead in full view of the television cameras as he stepped out of the plane in Manila airport; 1988: Amended British licensing laws allowing more flexible pub opening hours came into force at midnight.
FIREWOMAN Joanne Leedham's complaints about her pounds 25,000 wage (Sunday Mail, November 24) are an insult to those who bring up families on half that amount.
England star Owen, who is famous for his clean- living lifestyle, looked on stunned as one man cavorted naked with a stripper dressed as a firewoman.
The firewoman on the telephone simply dabs her cut forehead, apologises for the interruption and carries on.
Going under the name Firewoman Clare Louise, the part-time model is seen with soot on her face apparently arriving home after a shift.
A firewoman came to my door saying everyone had to get out.
Seven-year-old Seamus Devitt Jones, from Cardiff, won the prize for his picture of Beth Lightyear, a new friend for Chwarae Teg's characters Babs the builder, Firewoman Sam and Jane Codi Baw.
Meanwhile, firewoman Mrs Sally Cox said none of her training could have prepared her for the devastation she witnessed.