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Westwood in Lassen County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Westwood Firehouse

 
 
Westwood Firehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
1. Westwood Firehouse Marker
Inscription. Built in 1913, this building has been the home of the Westwood Fire Department since its beginning. O.L. Lunt was the 1st Chief until 1918. Maurice Hertzig was appointed Chief in 1946 and served for 32 years, he was the last official chief. Once the home of horse drawn fire wagons & sleds, it is now the home of state of the art equipment. As in the beginning, its still manned by the bravest & most loyal men and women of Westwood.
 
Erected 2003 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8, Vigilante Outpost No. 1911.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 18.137′ N, 121° 0.093′ W. Marker is in Westwood, California, in Lassen County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street (County Route A21) and Birch Street, on the left when traveling east on 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 3rd Street, Westwood CA 96137, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lassen Trail - Westwood (within shouting distance of this marker); Westwood (within shouting distance of this marker); Paul Bunyan (within shouting distance
Westwood Firehouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
2. Westwood Firehouse and Marker
Marker is visible mounted at the far left.
of this marker); Red River Bakery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boardinghouses (about 500 feet away); Westwood Club (about 700 feet away); Chuck’s Railroad Room (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westwood Masonic Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westwood.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Westwood Firehouse image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
3. Westwood Firehouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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