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noun as in fireman

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Fieri has been spending a lot of his time during the pandemic raising money and advocating for restaurant workers — and feeding firefighters in Northern California.

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Officials said the two dogs were Great Danes and one had to be carried out by firefighters.

No one was reported to be seriously hurt, although one resident had to be rescued by firefighters from the building’s third floor.

He even spent some time working as a firefighter and paramedic in Antarctica.

Video from the scene Wednesday afternoon showed firefighters spraying water on orange flames that were leaping into the sky from a hole in the middle of Hooes Road.

The eyes of people like Thomas Patrick Cullen III, firefighter, Squad 41, husband, father, 31 years old.

“This [investigation] is part of routine procedure following the death of any firefighter,” he told The Daily Beast.

“After the withdraw, they realized that firefighter Craig-Lewis was missing,” said Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer.

Newspaper clippings, many of them with pictures of the owner, a former Gary firefighter, are everywhere.

The legendary Captain Paddy Brown was by some accounts the most decorated firefighter in the nation.

They rushed for the footbridge and a firefighter blocked their way.

Suzanne grabbed his hand and walked him over to the truck and grabbed the first firefighter she encountered.

The fire was out now, the firefighter hosing down the last embers, going through the crowd and checking for injuries.

Every day a retired firefighter returns to Ground Zero, to feel closer to his two sons who died there.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to firefighter, such as: engineman, ladderman, and smoke jumper.

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