Definition of fire brigade in English:

fire brigade

Syllabification: fire bri·gade


chiefly British
  • An organized body of people trained and employed to extinguish fires.
    More example sentences
    • She called for the fire brigade but managed to extinguish the blaze herself using pans of water.
    • People in the building tried to extinguish the blaze but were beaten back and the fire brigade had to be called.
    • In the owner's absence the fire brigade had rolled up, extinguished the blaze and moved on.

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