firestone firestone  /ˈfaɪr ˌstoʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a piece of flint that is struck to light a fire
  2. (n) a sandstone that withstands intense heat; used to line fireplaces and furnaces and kilns

News

  1. Batavia Firestone reopens after fire

    BATAVIA – Firestone Auto Repair and Tire Shop on Randall Road in Batavia was able to reopen for business Monday after a fire late Saturday night caused an estimated $17,000 in damage to the business.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Kane County Chronicle

  2. Mario Andretti signs autographs at Firestone store opening in Palatine

    Mario Andretti discussed his grandson Marco's breakout season and the rewarding experience of meeting fans at the grand opening of the Firestone Complete Auto Care store in Palatine Friday morning. "I cherish the fact that people have nice things to say about my career and my work," Andretti said about signing autographs and meeting fans. "There's no bigger compliment to me; it's so rewarding ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  3. Joe Firestone: What Social Security/Medicare Solvency Problem?

    Joe Firestone reviews the state of play on the Social Security/Medicare "reform" debate.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Naked Capitalism

Quotes

  1. "This is the worst tire I've been on in my life," Stewart said. "The first thing I'm going to do when I get home is dismounting anything that has got Goodyears on it and putting Firestone or something else on it so I feel a lot safer."
    on Mar 9, 2008 By: Tony Stewart Source: Roanoke Times

  2. "This is like a major here and the PGA is a major," Weir said. "It's (Firestone) a golf course I've never played that well. Of the tournaments coming up, if I was going to skip one, that was going to be it. I really want to be ready for the...
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Mike Weir Source: USA Today

  3. "It's definitely a tough circuit and it gets a lot tougher when you don't have the best car," Dixon said. "We were definitely hanging on. We seemed to be pretty good for about half the stint on the Firestone tires, but we just abused them too...
    on Jul 26, 2009 By: Scott Dixon Source: AFP

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