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fire tower

a tower, as on a mountain, from which a watch for fires is kept.
Origin of fire tower
1820-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Visitors can see a rescued fire tower on site, relax by the pond and see the native plants around the bog garden.
  • Each fire tower has a large map on one wall with every fire tower in the division marked on it.
  • The crew is clearing brush from around a fire tower to provide park visitors with better scenic views.

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