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Plaza Fire House

 
 
Plaza Fire House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, July 28, 2010
1. Plaza Fire House Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the firemen of the Los Angeles Fire Department - past, present and future - who, since 1871, by their courage and faithful devotion to duty have protected the lives and property of the citizens of Los Angeles from the ravages of fire.
 
Erected 1960 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Box 15 Club of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 730.)
 
Location. 34° 3.362′ N, 118° 14.326′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on North Los Angeles Street. Click for map. The fire house is located at the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles CA 90012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Latino Blood, American Hearts (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Los Angeles Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Father Junipero Serra 1713-1784 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Spanish Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Plaza Fire House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 2, 2010
2. Plaza Fire House and Marker
line); Damien Marchessault (about 300 feet away); Biscailuz Building (about 300 feet away); First Mayor of Los Angeles Under United States Rule (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
Regarding Plaza Fire House. This was the first building constructed as a fire station in Los Angeles. Built in 1884, it served as a firehouse until 1897. After this it was used for various purposes until restored in 1960 and opened as a museum of fire-fighting equipment of the late 19th century. SOURCE: California Historical Landmarks, California State Parks
 
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Plaza Fire House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, July 28, 2010
3. Plaza Fire House
Plaza Fire House Bell image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, July 28, 2010
4. Plaza Fire House Bell
Collection of Los Angeles Fire Department Helmets image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, July 28, 2010
5. Collection of Los Angeles Fire Department Helmets
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   2. submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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