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a line of persons formed to extinguish a fire by passing on buckets of water quickly from a distant source.
any group of persons who cooperate to help cope with an emergency.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The second part of the museum program includes a hands-on
, weather permitting.
The fire extinguishers were much more effective than the
The engine was filled with water by a
, and use the view to connect the past with the present.
Students enjoy an hour-long history program at the museum led by park staff, including a
Ready and waiting for action the members of the
Being without fire hose of any kind, a
would be formed and the fire put out in that manner, if and when possible.
In the high-solids digester the
is in a state of disorganization.
Accordingly, a volunteer
They desperately formed a
while others ran to another fire station to get working equipment.
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