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Veracruz in Municipality of Veracruz, Mexico — The Gulf Coast
 

100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz

 
 
100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 25, 2017
1. 100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz Marker
Inscription.
1873 Pioneros de la Republica Mexicana 1973
En testimonio del homenaje de agradecimiento
que la patria tributa a nuestros hermanos bomberos
del puerto de Veracruz presentes y ausentes,
al cumplir un siglo en su heroica lucha contra el fuego
Agosto 22 de 1973
Asociacion Mexicana de Jefes de Bomberos, A.C.

English translation:
1873-1973
Firefighting Pioneers of the Mexican Republic
In testimony of the gratefulness that the nation gives as a tribute to our brother firemen of the port of Veracruz, both those present and absent, as they fulfill a century in their heroic fight against fire.
August 22, 1973
Mexican Association of Fire Chiefs

 
Erected 1973 by Asociación Mexicana de Jefes de Bomberos, A.C.
 
Location. 19° 11.796′ N, 96° 8.059′ W. Marker is in Veracruz, Veracruz, in Municipality of Veracruz. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida Ignacio Zaragoza and Calle Ignacio Lopéz Rayón, on the right when traveling east on Avenida Ignacio Zaragoza. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Veracruz 91700, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct
100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 25, 2017
2. 100th Anniversary of Firefighting in Veracruz Marker
The marker is mounted to the fire station, to the left in this view of a statue of a fireman.
line); The Veracruz City Museum (about 210 meters away); Chapel of Holy Christ of the Good Voyage (about 240 meters away); Lieutenant José Azueta (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Mexican Naval Academy (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Veracruz Memorial to the Fallen of Foreign Invasions (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Major General Álvaro Obregón (approx. half a kilometer away); The Portal de Miranda Building (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veracruz.
 
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An additional nearby marker to fallen firefighters from Veracruz image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 25, 2017
3. An additional nearby marker to fallen firefighters from Veracruz
Cabo Leobardo Medellin 1936
Cabo Teodoro Munguia 1942
Comandante Eugenio Rangel Caballero 1954
Voluntario Miguel Garcia Felix 1975
Voluntario Cipriano Fernandez Arrasola 1975
Comandante Adolfo Sugasti Sarmiento 1982
Teniente Jose Luis Morales Lopez 1982
Cabo Antonio de los Santos 1988
Cabo Eduardo Valenzuela Alba 1988
Cabo Joaquin Corso 1988
"Del pueblo de Veracruz a traves del H. Ayuntamiento a los bomberos caidos en cumplimiento de su deber”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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