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    Default fire x a fire

    In case of (a) fire, call the fireman.
    If there´s (a) fire, call the fireman.
    Any difference between fire and a fire in the sentences above?

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    Default Re: fire x a fire

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    No.

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    Default Re: fire x a fire

    Instead of fireman, you could use fire service/fire brigade (BrE).

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    Default Re: fire x a fire

    AmE would say call the "fire department."

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