Definition of fire brigade noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


fire brigade

BrE BrE//ˈfaɪə brɪɡeɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪər brɪɡeɪd//
(also fire service) (both British English) (North American English fire department) [countable + singular or plural verb]
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an organization of people who are trained and employed to put out fires and to rescue people from fires; the people who belong to this organization to call out the fire brigade The fire brigade were there in minutes. The fire brigade have put out a blaze in a local post office.

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