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  • noun Plural form of firehouse.


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  • I was home myself at the time when I heard it on the news, and we were -- they were recalling all firemen to come into the city; if they were off duty, to report to their firehouses, which is what I did.

    CNN Transcript Sep 17, 2001

  • A survey this year of 152 U.S. municipalities by Duncan Associates, an Austin, Texas, consulting firm that tracks impact fees, found that the total charged in impact fees rose by an average of 77% from 2003 to 2007 as those governments used them to pay for additional projects such as firehouses and libraries.

    Rising Use of 'Impact' Fees

  • The land is zoned residential, and public buildings such as firehouses are permitted uses for that zoning, Lilly said.

    This Week News Feed

  • Other states make the law apply at places such as firehouses and police stations. - News

  • The mayor has put forward a budget that will close dozens of firehouses, take hundreds of cops off the street and lay off nearly 5,000 teachers.

    Bill de Blasio: It's Time to Bring Our Troops Home

  • The fire union is seeking an injunction to stop Mayor Michael Bloomberg from reducing the number of firefighters from five to four on the engine companies at some of the city's busiest firehouses.

    Union Sues City Over Firehouse Staffing

  • Outside firehouses we signed condolence books next to photos of those who had died.

    When the Towers Came Down

  • Lawrence, Massachusetts has shuttered half of its firehouses.

    Fire Stations Cut Services As City Budgets Shrink

  • Glenn Sheridan Friday as former and current Mets visited firehouses to remember the Sept. 11 attacks.

    The Homer That Lifted a City

  • The union chief for teachers, transit workers or firemen knows that the city is not going to close the schools, buses or firehouses.

    A Union Education


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