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Firefighter

A slang term for a person who solves problems as they arise. The term connotes the idea that the firefighter is distracted from dealing with larger issues because minor problems prevent him/her from doing so.
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From its TPASS[R] product, Grace is best known as a world leader in fire fighter "man-down" alarms and automated personnel accountability safety systems.
Simultaneously, tools might preclude and render impossible smooth sorties, which is why the individual fire fighter and the tool constitute a rather erratic team.
But a police insider said yesterday: "There's no suggestion that the fire fighters who have been spoken to were involved in any way.
The change would also result in savings of pounds 75, 000 as fire fighters in day stations who turn out outside their fixed hours are paid extra.
The SAILOR 3965 UHF Fire Fighter portable radio helps owners meet the 2012 amendment 10.
VAN (CyHAN)- Fire fighters helped a helpless cat, which was about to freeze due to cold weather and stranded on the top of a tree, in the eastern province of Van.
When appliances are damaged and fire fighters are injured, your service becomes depleted and the risks of dangers of any kind are increased to you the public and us, the dedicated females and males who staff the machines 24 hours a day and are prepared to risk life and limb for your protection.