In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- I joined a large gathering outside the small fire station by the city watch house.
- She also visited her local fire station to handle and familiarise herself with the equipment.
- Anyone who wants safety advice should contact their local fire station.
- Workmen who saw the tragedy ran to a nearby fire station to raise the alarm.
- The report was critical of many things in the town including the fire station.
- Community fire safety checks can be organised by calling a fire station.
- While on call my husband must remain within five minutes of the fire station.
- He said when the grass is cut the cuttings are being dumped in the trees at the back of the local fire station.
- When the call comes, the fire-fighters go to the fire station immediately.
- People come up to me sometimes and ask if my house is a fire station because I have so many engines on the drive.
- The airport's buildings include military bunkers and a fire station.
- Mayo County Council has made application for the funding for the new fire station in Westport.
- Michael raised the money by organising a sponsored bike ride and an annual fundraising event held by the local fire station.
- Training is provided, with classes held every year at the fire station from September to April.
- Work on the construction of a training tower at the local fire station is continuing.
- When a shoe-less mother turned up at a fire station with a suitcase, crews naturally asked how they could help.
- There will be parking for a further 30 cars on the grass between the fire station and the north end of the car park.
- He once spent three weeks living in a fire station to make a documentary about Venice's firefighters.
- They huddled in a Red Cross shelter at a local fire station to wait for news.
- One of the lads went to the fire station to get a glass of water.
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