Translation of fireboat in Spanish:

fireboat

Pronunciation /ˈfaɪ(ə)rˌboʊt/ /ˈfʌɪəbəʊt/

noun

  • 1

    barco equipado para combatir incendios
    • When the other ship suddenly caught fire and sent SOS signals by flashlight, the fireboat shot out water to put out the fire.
    • It began with fire hoses, and then was fought with fire boats - and finally, giant industrial pumps.
    • Without a fireboat we may have lost the railroad bridge, as the access to this area is quite restrictive to large fire apparatus.
    • The boat was replaced in 1928 and is believed to have later served as a fireboat during the Second World War.
    • Soon afterwards, a fire-boat arrived to extinguish the last remaining chunks of burning debris.
    • He said the new fireboat can carry a full crew of firefighters, pumps 2,500 gallons of water a minute, and has a 20-inch draft that allows it to function in shallow water.
    • The currents were so bad, they couldn't get fire boats through here to rescue people at one point.
    • The aging fireboat has responded to thousands of distress calls in its half-century of service.
    • He said the new fireboat should return to service in a few weeks.
    • The opera house burned down in 1995, in part because the adjacent canals had been drained, and the fire boats could not reach the scene.