What is another word for fireman?

Pronunciation: [fˈa͡ɪ͡əmən] (IPA)

The term "fireman" is commonly associated with someone who extinguishes fires. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe this profession. One of the most commonly used synonyms is "firefighter," which is also an accurate description of the job. Another synonym is "fire marshal," which refers to someone who is responsible for enforcing fire safety regulations and investigating the causes of fires. "Smokejumper" is another synonym that is used to describe firefighters who are specially trained to jump from aircraft into remote areas to combat wildfires. Regardless of the synonym used, all individuals who work in the field of fire safety are dedicated to protecting the public and preventing fires from occurring.

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Usage examples for Fireman

She described the locomotive, the engineer leaning out of its window, and the sweating fireman who shoveled coal into its hungry vitals.
"We Were There at the Oklahoma Land Run"
James Arthur Kjelgaard
The engineer and fireman had not been discharged, but were acting as watchmen, and Burke strongly recommended that they should be engaged immediately, because, as he said, if Mrs. Cliff were to let them go it would be difficult to get such men again.
"Mrs. Cliff's Yacht"
Frank R. Stockton
The fireman was killed.
"Max Carrados"
Ernest Bramah

Famous quotes with Fireman

  • I am just another fireman because the story focuses on Joaquin Phoenix's character, but I play Joaquin's close friend and I get burned up a little bit, but I don't die.
    Morris Chestnut
  • I never met anybody in my life who says, I want to be a critic. People want to be a fireman, poet, novelist.
    Leslie Fiedler
  • I wanted to do everything. I wanted to be a pilot. I wanted to be a secret agent. I wanted to be a fireman and a doctor, all that. So I related that through movies and stuff.
    Josh Holloway
  • Kids are always asked, What are you going to be when you grow up? I needed an answer. So instead of saying, a fireman, or a policeman, I said, a reporter.
    Charles Kuralt
  • I've had tons of odd jobs, but I think that I would probably be a fireman because you get to see the results of your job. You get there and there is a house on fire. You leave and there's not a fire anymore.
    Luke Perry

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