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fire warden Syllabification: fire ward·en

Definition of fire warden in English:


North American
A person employed to prevent or extinguish fires, especially in a town, camp, or forest.
Example sentences
  • He worked as a volunteer fire warden in London during the Blitz, on his evenings off work.
  • The fire warden may direct occupants to the nearest exit, instruct them to shut their doors or turn off equipment.
  • Within minutes, they headed to the closest stairwell, led by Brian Clark, a fire warden on the 84th floor, who had his flashlight and whistle.

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