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|+||======Florence Fire House (BE 367)======|
|+||In 1934, Albert Hue began organizing a squad to fight fires in Florence. He used his own money to buy a 1913 Ahrens-Fox pumper for $75 and borrowed 500 feet of hose from the Elsmere Fire Department. In 1936, the Florence Volunteer Fire Department was organized. |
|+||The Florence Fire Station building was built in 1937, and was in use until 2014. The City of Florence maintains the building as the "Historic Main Street Fire Station."|
|+||* [[National Register|National Register of Historic Places]]|
|+||* National Register Information (PDFs), [[https://npgallery.nps.gov/NRHP/AssetDetail?assetID=ee6a8136-6e90-42b4-9017-cd0a387e35c3|inventory form and photos]]|