Ybor City's First Fire Station

Ybor City's First Fire Station (HMLBC)

Location: Tampa, FL 33605 Hillsborough County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 57.663', W 82° 26.687'

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The Mirta Hook and Ladder Volunteer Fire Station was established on this site. The station was named in honor of the youngest daughter of Don Vicente Martinez Ybor, founder of Ybor City. Capt. Frank Puglisi headed the fire fighters. Volunteer firemen from Havana, Cuba took part in the colorful dedication ceremonies.
Year Placed1961
Placed ByThe Lions Club of Ybor City (through a project of the Ybor City Rotary Club)
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 10:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 357885 N 3093727
Decimal Degrees27.96105000, -82.44478333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 57.663', W 82° 26.687'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 57' 39.78" N, 82° 26' 41.22" W
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Area Code(s)813
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1300-1398 E 8th Ave, Tampa FL 33605, US
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