Chanute Air Force Base, Fire & Guard House, Curtiss Street at Galaxy Street, Rantoul, Champaign County, IL
Curtiss Street at Galaxy Street, Rantoul vicinity, IL
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS IL-1185-H
Significance: In response to massive pre-World War II mobilization, the Fire and Guard House was built in 1940 to house two fire trucks, an ambulance, a crash truck, 44 prisoners, 10 firemen, and 11 guards. The building is a significant element of the Chanute AFB Historic District.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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