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Kärdla Firehouse

Category Historical Attractions, Historical Attractions, Architectural sightseeings
Hiiu 1, Kärdla linn, Hiiumaa, 92413
Coordinates 58.996536, 22.746822
GPS: 58° 59' 48" N, 22° 44' 49" E

The history of organized firefighting in Hiiumaa goes back to the first half of the 19 th
century. One of the von Ungern-Sternbergs had the cloth factory ready in 1829. Volume
manufacturing, in the context of the time, increased the risk of fire accidents. Male
workers joined together as volunteers and bought some hoses and other venturous

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