Definition of firemaster in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪəmɑːstə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


The chief officer of a fire brigade.
Example sentences
  • Scotland's firemasters have also called for the bill to become law, believing that sprinklers could make the difference between life and death, especially in care homes.
  • The firemasters say they are worried about proposals by the Executive to hold the Fire Central Budget for Scotland at £7.28m for the next three years.
  • The holiday pay deal was proposed to Central Scotland fire board by John Early, the firemaster for the area, which covers Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire.

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