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Eatonville Fire House and City Hall (ca. 1940s)
Eatonville Fire House and City Hall (ca. 1942)

In 1912 a 34-inch fire bell was bought from the Schwabacher Hardware Store for $31.50. The Council and Mayor Snow held a special meeting in front 0f the fire hall February 9, 1912 to consider plans for a bell tower. It was erected back of the fire hall and painted to match the other buildings.

C. C. Biggs was the Fire Chief, but resigned in 1912 and the firemen elected C. H. Williams as Chief. (History of Southeastern Pierce County)

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