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Auburn in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Gietzen Fire Station

 
 
Gietzen Fire Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, November 6, 2006
1. Gietzen Fire Station Marker
Inscription. In honor of Henry Gietzen, Member of the Auburn Volunteer Fire Department since September 12, 1922; Fire Chief from 1946 to present.
Dedicated in July 1974.
William Chaix, Trustee; Egar E. Ganow, Trustee; Henry Gietzen, Fire Chief; J. A. Kaufman, Trustee; Earl Kriegel, Trustee; Sam McLain, Trustee; Ray Meyers, Trustee; Harry Rosenberry, Trustee; Harry Yue, Trustee.
 
Erected 1974.
 
Location. 38° 53.623′ N, 121° 4.656′ W. Marker is in Auburn, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Sacramento Street near Auburn Folsom Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 226 Sacramento Street, Auburn CA 95603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chinese Houses (within shouting distance of this marker); The Auburn Joss House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jean Baptiste Charbonneau (about 500 feet away); Bosse-Morgan Building (about 500 feet away); Gold Bug Stamp Mill (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable Persons
 
Gietzen Fire Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, November 6, 2006
2. Gietzen Fire Station Marker
The flag is flying at half-mast to honor the lives and tragic deaths of the five-man U.S. Forest Service fire crew, Engine 57, from San Bernardino who perished in the October 2006 arson-induced wildfire in Riverside County.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,317 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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