fire warden

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fire warden an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
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Usage

In literature:

The chief forest fire-warden will attend to investigating fires.
"The Young Wireless Operator--As a Fire Patrol" by Lewis E. Theiss
Then, his lips set stiffly, his eyes flaming with a fire that brought terror into Warden's heart, he faced the other.
"The Trail Horde" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Be careful of fire, and if you are visited by a fire warden tell him who you are.
"Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders in the Great North Woods" by Jessie Graham Flower
But Miah Sprague, the fire warden, went through to-day.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
All forest rangers as well as state fire wardens are authorized to aid in the enforcement of the game laws.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
Now tell me where I'm to meet the fire-warden's deputy.
"A Young Man in a Hurry" by Robert W. Chambers
Thad and his chums have a wonderful experience when they are employed by the State of Maine to act as Fire Wardens.
"The Boy Chums in the Forest" by Wilmer M. Ely
It was nothing less than firing at the Warden.
"Gilbert Keith Chesterton" by Patrick Braybrooke
May, sitting by the fire, with her eyes on her work, observed the hesitation in the Warden's mind.
"The New Warden" by Mrs. David G. Ritchie
On the table at his elbow lay an English fire warden's hat.
"A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F." by Rutherford G. Montgomery
A fire warden has the same right as a sheriff to summon a posse when a fire is to be fought.
"King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
A chief fire-warden has general supervision of their work.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 6" by Various
Subsequently F. Mills was elected Constable in place of Lebeau who resigned, and John Hoffman Fire Warden.
"The History of Peru" by Henry S. Beebe
Superintendent of the Fire Brigade and Wardens of the Town.
"Memoir of Hendrick Zwaardecroon, commandeur of Jaffnapatam" by Hendrick Zwaardecroon
Fires aren't permitted at night, and in daytime only with written permission of the warden.
"Dan Carter and the Great Carved Face" by Mildred A. Wirt
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In news:

Fire guards were not air raid wardens.
Assistant Division Forest Fire Warden John Rieth says approximately 40 firefighters are on the scene Tuesday.
Retired National Forest Supervisor Steve Fitch (left) and Fire Warden Rick Kyle testify Tuesday.
Stark County commissioners fired the dog warden Wednesday, apparently for shortcomings in management.
Wardens say two hunters fired at the same prey.
Stark County commissioners fired the dog warden Wednesday, apparently for shortcomings in management.
Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch reminds people that the fire ban is still in effect for Sheridan County.
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