from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The head of a department or office that is charged with the prevention and investigation of fires.
- noun A person in charge of firefighting personnel and equipment at an industrial plant.
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- noun US A public official with police powers responsible for enforcing fire safety regulations, and sometimes, who also investigates suspicious fires.
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- noun the head of a fire department
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