firefighter firefighter  /ˈfaɪr ˌfaɪ tər/


  • (n) a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires



  1. Photo essay by volunteer firefighter John Albanese.
  2. I live in Eastchester, just north of city, and I've been a volunteer firefighter for the Eastchester fire department for 32 years, since I was 18.
  3. In my days as a firefighter, I've been at some pretty terrible scenes.


  1. Firefighter injured while battling Sugarmill Woods house fire

    A firefighter was injured Tuesday while battling a blaze that broke out in a Sugarmill Woods house.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bay News 9 Tampa Bay

  2. Firefighter dies in Northern California

    A 28-year-old firefighter from Susanville died Monday afternoon as a result of injuries received on a wildfire on the Modoc National Forest in northeast California.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Red Bluff Daily News

  3. Firefighter injured in 'suspicious' Dunedin house fire

    A firefighter was treated for burns after rushing into what authorities called a suspicious fire Tue
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bay News 9 Tampa Bay

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  1. "Because there are a lot of firefighter couples, for example, that make $100,000, $115,000 a year," Edwards said in the debate on MSNBC. "We don't want to raise taxes on them. But I do believe that people who make $50, $75, $100 million a...
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: John Edwards Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "Whoa, whoa firefighters. They're all my heroes - every firefighter you see," Lewis said.
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Jerry Lewis Source: Forbes

  3. "That's a very wrenching and painful experience for all," said Davis, now an attorney at the Los Angeles law firm of Loeb and Loeb. "If you're a teacher, a firefighter, a state employee, a private contractor, it's better to know that there's...
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Gray Davis Source: San Jose Mercury News

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