Wheathervane on Fire station - Barchem - the Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member eilers1
N 52° 07.519 E 006° 26.511
32U E 324886 N 5778063
Quick Description: A weather vane with an appropriate theme on the roof of the fire station in Barchem, a small village in the Eastern parts of the Netherlands.
Location: Gelderland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 12/31/2021 3:03:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM15G1D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 1

Long Description:
The voluntary fire brigade Barchem consists of 14 men and women who do this work in addition to their own profession. The fire station is located at van Damstraat 20 in Barchem. This is also where all the equipment is set up. According to the standard, the firefighters must be on their way in the vehicles to the fire within 8 minutes. The main vehicle is a Mercedes tanker sprayer. There is also a crew car and other equipment. The fire brigade is also deployed in major traffic accidents and other disasters. If necessary, help is also provided with fires in the area. There is often practice and the firefighters are also expected to follow many courses.

On the roof of the fire station is a metal weather vane with an appropriate theme. The wind direction is indicated by an arrow in the shape of a fire hose.
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