[ US /ˈfaɪɹˌfaɪtɝ/ ]
[ UK /fˈa‍ɪ‍əfa‍ɪtɐ/ ]
  1. a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
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How To Use firefighter In A Sentence

  • CALLS for firefighters to move obese people are up by a third in just three years. The Sun
  • It still perplexes Kross that he survived while the firefighter on the other side of Josephine, Sergeant Bacco, did not. Humble 9/11 hero relives tale of the twin towers for tourists
  • Firefighters said a man had taken off a valve before realising gas was still leaking out. The Sun
  • Three teams of firefighters tackled the blaze for more than an hour. The Sun
  • Two fire trucks and more than 50 firefighters were last night battling to extinguish the blaze. Times, Sunday Times
  • Falling masonry, backdrafts and explosions are all very real dangers facing a firefighter outside the training room.
  • The searing heat and dense, acrid smoke inside a burning building make it almost impossible for firefighters to see what is around them. Times, Sunday Times
  • The judge praised the firefighters for their bravery and devotion to duty.
  • Firefighters fought the flames throughout the night despite the strong gusts and torrential rain.
  • A mark of the confusion attending the rescue operation came when it was widely reported that five firefighters, trapped for two days in the rubble, had been freed from their concrete tomb.
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