The Fire Devils

The Fire Devils (HMXWB)

Location: Farlington, KS 66734 Crawford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 38.598', W 94° 48.875'

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The 788th Co. was nicknamed the Fire Devils because of its reputation for putting out prairie fires while stationed at Camp Ruteledge in Minnesota. The nickname remained with the company throughout service. The men were proud of their reputation and used it to name their company newspaper.

Camp Remains
In this area, the camp kitchen once stood. One can still see part of the concrete foundation and metal food containers left over from the last company mess.
Year Placed2005
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 11:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 339908 N 4167788
Decimal Degrees37.64330000, -94.81458333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 38.598', W 94° 48.875'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 38' 35.88" N, 94° 48' 52.50" W
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Area Code(s)620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 160 W Lake Rd, Farlington KS 66734, US
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