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fire station

a building in which firefighting apparatus and usually fire department personnel are housed; firehouse.
Origin of fire station
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Presumedly the guys at the neighborhood fire station would feel exactly the same way.
  • In the larger cities, everyone looks forward to going from one fire station to another.
  • Spend some time in a fire station, and one reason for this impressive retention rate soon becomes clear.
  • Insurers are thinking twice about covering people who live far from a fire station or a water source.
  • Since the last generation the railroad yard has become as inaccessible as the fire station.
British Dictionary definitions for fire station

fire station

a building where firefighting vehicles and equipment are stationed and where firefighters on duty wait Also called (US) firehouse, station house
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