Definition of Fire marshal

1. Noun. The head of a fire department.

Exact synonyms: Fire Chief
Generic synonyms: Fire Fighter, Fire-eater, Firefighter, Fireman



Definition of Fire marshal

1. Noun. (American English) A public official with police powers responsible for enforcing fire safety regulations, and sometimes, who also investigates suspicious fires. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fire Marshal

fire house
fire houses
fire hydrant
fire hydrants
fire in anger
fire in one's belly
fire in the belly
fire in the hole
fire inspection
fire insurance
fire iron
fire irons
fire load
fire loads
fire lookout tower
fire marshal (current term)
fire marshall
fire marshals
fire mission
fire off
fire on all cylinders
fire opal
fire opals
fire out
fire pink
fire pit
fire resistant
fire retardant
fire retardants
fire salamander

Literary usage of Fire marshal

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1. Journal by Texas Legislature. Senate, Legislature, United States Congress. Senate, Texas State Library, Texas (1909)
"The State fire marshal shall have power to administer oaths, take testimony, compel the attendance oí witnesses and the production of documents, ..."

2. The Boycott in American Trade Unions by Leo Wolman (1916)
"In case incendiarism is discovered by the fire marshal, report is made to the state's ... The fire marshal or his deputy may always enter or take charge of ..."

3. State Administration in Maryland by John Donaldson (1916)
"In case incendiarism is discovered by the fire marshal, report is made to the state's ... The fire marshal or his deputy may always enter or take charge of ..."

4. Special Bulletin by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1912)
"The state fire marshal shall appoint a first deputy lire marshal, who shall receive an annual salary of live thousand dollars, and a second deputy fire ..."

5. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Opinion of atty. gen. that aids employed by state fire marshal are not ... Recommendation of fire marshal for more equitable basis of salaries in his dept. ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of the City of by New York (City). Superior Court, Samuel Jones, James Clark Spencer (1878)
"Thereafter the fire marshal made investigation into the cause of the ... The fire marshal said charges had been made against the plaintiff for the fire. ..."

7. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"[4] fire marshal Ellison, a witness for the state, was asked to state what his duties as fire marshal were, and replied as follows: "Well, the duties of the ..."

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