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Elm Creek, Manitoba, Canada: World's (2nd) Largest Fire Hydrant

Unveiled on Canada Day, 2001, it stands almost 30 feet tall (or 8.9916 meters).

Main St., Elm Creek, MB, Canada
Next to the Fire Hall.
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World's (2nd) Largest Fire Hydrant.

World's (2nd) Largest Fire Hydrant

The hydrant is a bit beat up and in need of a paint, but still worth checking out. There's no cellular signal around here, so make sure to download offline maps prior to visiting.

The regular-sized hydrant in front of the large one is adorable.

[Bianca Giron, 07/27/2023]

Elm Creek's fire hydrant.

World's Largest Fire Hydrant

Built over the course of seven months by volunteer fire fighters and completed in July 2001, this fire hydrant is 29 and 1/2 ft. tall, beating Beaumont, Texas by 5 1/2 ft. It was unveiled on Canada Day.

[ Team, 01/08/2005]

Brian Drury provided photos verifying the supremacy of Canada's mighty hydrant.

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