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Yreka, California: Bell-Ringing Fireman Statue

Made from scrap metal, the statue shows an old-fashioned fireman yanking on a rope to a fire bell that hangs above his head. A firehouse dog sits at his feet.

401 W. Miner St., Yreka, CA
North side of downtown, on the southwest corner of W. Miner and S. Oregon Sts.
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Fireman and dog.

Fireman and Dog

This metal sculpture (and historic bell) stand at the corner of W. Miner and S. Oregon Streets in front of the Fire Department (Ley Station) in the historic district of Yreka.

[Barbara Henderson, 04/10/2014]

The scrap metal fireman has his arms raised, yanking a rope to the old fire bell above his head. The sculpture is the work of hometown artist Ralph Starritt.

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