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Elk Creek Fire District Fire Station


AddressOn Hwy. 285, N.E. of Shaffer's Crossing, 2 mi. S.W. of Conifer
QuadPine, 1965 (1985)
SectionS28, T6S, R71W
Elevationc. 8600
SourceBentley, "The Upper Side of the Pie Crust"; Landmark 8/2/2004 e. Interview, Dave Long, Long's Brothers Garage.
OtherOriginal Elk Creek Fire House
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Initialdate1992-04-13 00:00:00-06
PersonDWL
Latestdate2006-03-29 00:00:00-07
Person2DWL, SLW
HistoryThe Fire District was formed in 1948 with one piece of equipment. A fire house was built in 1951 and in 1963. Another was located at the crest of Richmond Hill off Highway #285. At the present time, there are four Fire Stations: Richmond Hill St. #1, Pine Junction #2, Conifer Mt. #5, and Aspen #4. Landmark designation 8/2/2004 as "Original Elk Creek Fire House."
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