Lafayette, Louisiana: Lafayette's Photogenic Fireman

Bare-chested muscular fireman wrestles with his hose in a depiction that still smokes.
Address:
300 E. Vermilion St., Lafayette, LA
Directions:
Downtown, in front of Central Fire Station. On the south side of E. Vermilion St. just west of Lee Ave. and one block west of US Hwy 167/Johnston St.
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Lafayette, Louisiana - Fame! Too Much of it is Killing Fireman Statue
Lafayette's Photogenic Fireman: In 1970, two young firemen built a statue outside the Central Fire Station in Lafayette, Louisiana. It's a fireman, stripped to his undershirt, bent over a hose that's writhing like a giant snake, pointing toward an unseen inferno with a dramatic gesture. [05/11/2011] Complete Story...

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