Definition of fire warden in English:

fire warden

noun

North American
  • A person employed to prevent or extinguish fires, especially in a town, camp, or forest.

    • ‘A new safety committee has also been formed and the company has agreed to provide training for safety officers and fire wardens.’
    • ‘He worked as a volunteer fire warden in London during the Blitz, on his evenings off work.’
    • ‘The fire warden may direct occupants to the nearest exit, instruct them to shut their doors or turn off equipment.’
    • ‘Within minutes, they headed to the closest stairwell, led by Brian Clark, a fire warden on the 84th floor, who had his flashlight and whistle.’
    • ‘Staff designated as fire wardens gathered at the preschool to evacuate the children to the basement.’