firewarden

firewarden

[fahyuhr-wawr-dn]
noun
a person having authority in the prevention or extinguishing of fires, as in towns or camps.

Origin:
1705–15; fire + warden

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firewarden (ˈfaɪəˌwɔːdən)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) an officer responsible for fire prevention and control in an area, esp in a forest

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