Creede, Colorado: World's Only Underground Firehouse

In a hilly town, the volunteer fire department operates out of a cave cut into a mountainside.

Address:
1201 N. Main St., Creede, CO
Directions:
In the canyon just north of town, on the west side of Main St./Willow Creek Rd.
Hours:
Tours by request. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
719-658-0811
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Underground fire station.

Underground Firehouse

The world's only underground firehouse. It is the town's actual fire station. The trucks are stored in tunnels that resemble an inverted tree to make getting them out easier.

[marygolda, 12/13/2008]

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