Canyon in Randall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Canyon Fire Department
Through the years, the department has successfully made adjustments to meet challenges of the area's growth. The establishment of grain elevators, feed yards, and Buffalo Lake Wildlife Refuge, and the passage of trains carrying hazardous materials through Canyon required additional training and equipment. In 1962, the department formed an emergency unit and in 1971, introduced a snorkel unit to fight fires at tall institutional buildings, like those of West Texas State University (now West Texas
Erected 2009 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15864.)
Location. 34° 58.84′ N, 101° 55.587′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is on 17th Street south of 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canyon TX 79015, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Little House of Fellowship (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Canyon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Randall County (about 600 feet away); Randall County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); First Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Randall County World War I Memorial (about 700 feet away); Site of Wagon Yard (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 9, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.