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Fire station, Reitern near Bad Aussee (Styria)

Number: 18a
Reconstructed:  1998 (original from the 20th century)

The fire station was an important building, serving an essential function in village life. This timber-framed and weather-boarded structure was used for storing the fire engine as well as the uniforms and all the equipment needed by firefighters, such as pick-axes and water buckets. The tower is c. 9 m high. In it the hose was hung up to dry.