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a watchtower where a lookout is posted to watch for fires

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Located within the Independence River Wild Forest at the western boundary of the Adirondack Park, Stillwater Fire Tower was originally built out of wood in 1882 for the New York State Adirondack Survey.
WTI's donation helps to support the Association's Fire Lookout Host program, which maintains seven historic fire towers across the San Bernardino National Forest and ensures that these historic fire lookout stations are well staffed, in good repair and able to continue their efforts to spot fires and educate visitors.
We have a natural location for it where the fire tower is and right behind is the White Bear Forest.
The event will now use the station's fire tower, usually used to train for high-rise rescues.
There will be a new fire tower for training in emergencies and teaching firefighters as well as improved space for pupils on school visits.
Snow Bleached and From the Fire Tower similarly play visual incident against background: in these instances, distant horizon and smoke screen, respectively.
The mountain was an important radio communications spot and the only fire tower in the state to look down at the west Canada lakes region, a popular area for hikers.
THRILLS are on the rise at Dollywood's Splash Country in 2006 with the addition of Fire Tower Falls, two 70-foot-tall twin free-fall speed slides, which will become the park's tallest and fastest slides.
The land, which is entirely fenced and being leased at present for cattle farming, includes an airstrip, a fire tower, catch pens, barns, lakes and gravel roads.
Thinking back, I realize that one person sitting in the fire tower could have done a better job then we could have done on Mt.
Oden Corporation, 199 Fire Tower Drive, Tonawanda, NY 14150.
Constructed much like a forest fire tower with the sides enclosed with planks of pine lumber, the Ship Island lighthouse was a popular tourist attraction.
Percy Turner, turning 30, is spending yet another five months alone, perched at her fire tower in the vast thickets of the northern Alberta forest.
In addition to traditional fire alarms, life-safety systems include water pumps; heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; fire tower fans; public address systems; access control; elevators; emergency generators; and uninterruptable power supply systems.