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.

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Lafayette's Photogenic Fireman.

Lafayette's Photogenic Fireman

The Photogenic Fireman statue has, as planned, been surrounded by a six-foot high wrought iron fence. You cannot get close enough to touch him any more. In addition, several plaques and monuments have been erected in honor of firefighters from Lafayette whose lives have been lost.

[J.J. Kwashnak, 05/30/2015]

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