engine company

a unit of a city's fire department in command of one or more fire-fighting vehicles.

1810–20, Americanism

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The station will house an engine company and a battalion chief unit when completed.
He reaches a chief who orders him and his engine company into an adjacent building.
It was the last hand engine company in the department.
The fire station houses an engine company and has the capacity to house a paramedic ambulance company if needed in the future.
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