No Parking Fire Hall
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 51° 50.553 W 112° 50.620
12U E 372992 N 5745133
Quick Description: Rumsey is a vanishingly small hamlet in central Alberta about 75 km. from nowhere, or about 30 km. east on Highway 585 from the town of Trochu, then a couple of km. south.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 7/29/2014 6:03:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMM6C3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Kurt Franke
Views: 1

Long Description:
Rumsey is an economical town, if nothing else, as they have managed to house their town hall, library, post office and fire hall all in a single building. The fire hall is in the east side of the building on First Avenue, at Main Street.

The fire department would most certainly be all volunteer, given the size of the community. The only piece of apparatus that we are aware of is a 1970 International Loadstar/King tanker (200/1000) (SN#70009). King-Seagrave was created in 1956, following the bankruptcy of Bickle-Seagrave.

Atop and in the front of the fire hall are a small weather station and a siren, mounted on the communications antenna and a pole/pipe, respectively.

Paid or Volunteer: Volunteer

Has 911 Dispatch: yes

Has Emergency Call Box: no

Has Emergency Siren: yes

Has Fire Pole: no

Related Website: [Web Link]

Physical Address:
229 Main Street
Rumsey, AB Canada
T0J 2Y0


EMS Involvement: Not Listed

Average Alarms Per Year: Not Listed

Number of Firetrucks: Not Listed

Number of Emergency Staff: Not Listed

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