Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria
Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department
an dieser Stelle verlegt.
Der Stadtunterkämmerer überwachte auch
Seither befindet sich die Zentrale
der Wiener Feuerwehr an diesem Platz.
300 years ago the Vienna city lower chamber office was located at this spot. The lower chamber employees were also in charge of putting out fires. Since then the headquarters of the Vienna Fire Department has been located here.
Location. 48° 12.696′ N, 16° 22.07′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Am Hof and Farbergasse, on the left when traveling north on Am Hof. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Am Hof 9, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emile Jacques-Dalcroze (a few steps from this marker); Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball (within shouting distance of this marker); Pope Innocent XII (Antonio Pignatelli) (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Henry Dunant and the Red Cross Mahnmal für die österreichischen jüdischen Opfer der Schoah / Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial (about 120 meters away); Mozart Lived Here (about 150 meters away); Hans Christian Andersen (about 150 meters away); Roman Ruins (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
Also see . . . Feuerwehr (Wien Geschichte Wiki / Vienna Historical Wiki, in German). ...With the invention of the spray nozzle, in 1686 fire pumps were first employed and thus began the history of the professional fire brigade. Four firemen and three pairs of horses were used for coverage. Lodging and equipment were housed in the same building (formerly a water tower), thus creating the first fire station.... (Submitted on September 21, 2017.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.