Firehouse on North Walker Ave

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According to reports, a ghost who is thankful to the firefighters patrols the firehouse, protecting it. Witnesses say they have heard footsteps and seen the firepole covers being opened and closed when everyone is asleep. The firehouse doors also have been known to open themselves almost instantly after the fire bell rings, even though no one has reached them yet to open them.

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Geographic Information

433 North Walker Ave
Chicago, IL
United States

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41.8877186, -87.76511019999998
Cook County, Illinois
Nearest Towns:
Oak Park, IL (1.0 mi.)
Forest Park, IL (2.6 mi.)
River Forest, IL (2.6 mi.)
Berwyn, IL (3.0 mi.)
Cicero, IL (3.0 mi.)
Elmwood Park, IL (3.2 mi.)
Maywood, IL (4.1 mi.)
North Riverside, IL (4.3 mi.)
River Grove, IL (4.5 mi.)
Stickney, IL (4.7 mi.)


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