Fire Hydrants

The majority of our clues are the house number near fire hydrants - both above-ground and in-ground hydrants.

The location of many hydrants is indicated by posts, arrows and blue markers on the road or on a nearby pole.

These pictures have been submitted by our walkers.  What a huge variety of hydrants there are around the world!

 

Australia
Victoria
     
Above-ground hydrant and
blue parrot, Dandelion Drive,
Rowville (2013)
  Hydrant and post,
Studfield Shops,
Wantirna South (2018)
  Round in-ground hydrant
with blue reflector on road,
Ferntree Gully (2018)
  Square in-ground hydrant with
blue circle,
Ferntree Gully (2018)
             
     
Fire hydrant cupboard
in front of apartment block,
Ferntree Gully (2018)
  Square in-ground hydrant,
Ferntree Gully (2018)
  Round in-ground hydrant
with marker post,
Ferntree Gully (2018)
  Square in-ground hydrant
with marker post,
Ferntree Gully (2018)
             
   
Fire Hydrant box,
Ferntree Gully (2018) 
  Square in-ground hydrant,
Boronia (2018) 
  Square in-ground hydrant
with FP marker post,
Boronia (2018) 
  Square in-ground Sluice Valve cover
with red circle,
Ferntree Gully (2018)
             
Fire Hydrants and Valves,
Mulgrave Country Club, Wellington Road,
Wheelers Hill (2018) 
Fire Hydrant,
Stamford Hotel,
Rowville (2018) 
In-ground 'MMBW' cover plate,
Knoxfield (2018)
In-footpath 'WATER' cover plate,
Knoxfield (2018) 
             
             
Fire Hydrant,
Stud Park Shops,
Rowville (2018) 
  Fire Hydrant,
Wellness on Wellington,
Rowville (2018) 
  Fire Hydrant and tap,
Pinewood Shops,
Mt.Waverley (2018) 
  In-footpath 'WATER' cover plate,
Mulgrave (2018) 
             
           
Blue marker, white arrow & post,
Mulgrave (2018) 
  Blue marker & white arrow
on road, Mulgrave (2018) 
  Blue square on pole,
Mulgrave (2018) 
  Blue marker & above-ground hydrant,
Rowville (2018) 
             
     
Fire Hydrants and Valves,
Scienceworks, Spotswood (2018)  
  WATER cover plate,
Rowville (2018) 
  Special hydrant for dogs,
Rowville Vet (2018)
  How to use instructions,
Rowville Vet (2018)
             
           
FP cover plate,
Wantirna (2018) 
  FP above-ground hydrant,
Wantirna (2018) 
  Backstage inside the Mechanics
 Institute Hall, Oakleigh (2019) 
  Outside Cafe Vita,
Springvale Botanical Cemetery
Springvale (2019)
             
             
             
             
             

Around the World

Austria
 
Blue hydrant, Durnstein, Austria (2008) 
             
Canada
     
Banff,
Alberta
(2012)
  Jasper,
Alberta
(2012)
  Kamloops,
British Columbia
(2012)
  Prince George,
British Columbia
(2012)
             
     
Prince George,
British Columbia
(2012)
  Prince Rupert,
British Columbia
(2012)
  Toronto,
Ontario
(2012)
  Vancouver,
British Columbia
(2012)
             
       
Victoria,
British Columbia
(2012)
  Whitehorse,
Yukon
(2012)
  Whitehorse,
Yukon
(2012)
  Dawson City,
Yukon
(2018)
             
           
 Tap under boardwalk
Fire Museum
Prince Rupert
British Columbia (2018)
    Old hydrant
Fire Museum
Prince Rupert
British Columbia (2018)
  Jasper,
Alberta (2018)
  Jasper,
Alberta (2018) 
             
             
Jasper,
Alberta (2018) 
  Jasper,
Alberta (2018) 
  Jasper,
Alberta (2018) 
  Built into the wall,
Jasper,
Alberta (2018)  
             
             
Prince Rupert
British Columbia (2018) 
  Dangerous Hydrant
Whitehorse,
Yukon (2018)
  Banff
Alberta (2019) 
  Kamloops
British Columbia (2019)  
             
             
Lake Louise
British Columbia (2019) 
  Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Brithish Columbia (2019) 
  Richmond, Vancouver
British Columbia (2019)
(Ian, Ralph & Lynn)
  Victoria, Vancouver Island
British Columbia (2019) 
             
             
Whistler
British Columbia (2019) 
           
             
             
China
     
Cloudy Tourist Road,
Dali (2010)
  David in Dali Old Town
Yunnan (2010)
  Hanzhou (2010)   Huangshan (2014)
             
     
Huangshan (2014)   Lingyin Temple,
Hanzhou (2010)
  Shanghai (2010)   Fire Exting Wisher Box,
Urumqi (2012)
             
     
David & Glenys at the
Big Wild Goose Pagoda,
Xian (2010)
  Big Wild Goose Pagoda,
Xian (2010)
  Post Fier Hydrant,
Xian (2014)
  Siamese Connetion sign,
Xiahe (2014)
             
     
Xiong Bao Lu,
Yunnan (2010)
  Outside the China Post shop,
Yangshuo, (2010)
  Yuyuan,
Shanghai (2010)
  At the top of the Zhonghe Chairlift,
Dali (2010)
             
Croatia 
           
Split (2019) 
             
Falkland Islands 
Stanley (2015) 
             
France
         
    Marseille (2019)   Toulon wharf (2019)    
             
Greece 
             
Athens (2019)    Cover plate, Acropolis,
Athens (2019) 
  Pireaus, Athens (2019)    Mykonos (2019)
             
             
Butterfly Valley, Rhodes (2019)    Rhodes Old Town (2019)    Fire Hose cupboard, Santorini (2019)  
             
Hungary 
             
     Man in the manhole,
Bratislava, Hungary (2008)
  Cover plate, Bratislava,
Hungary (2008) 
   
             
Ireland 
 
Hand water pump,
Cashel, Ireland (2006) 
             
Italy 
             
 Herculaneum, Naples (2019)    Near the Leaning Tower, Pisa (2019)     Near the Pantheon, Rome (2019)     SPQR cover plate, Rome (2019)  
             
       
Burano, Venice (2019)   Venice (2019)
             
 
Special hydrant outside the Hilton Hotel, Venice (2019)   Santa Lucia Railway Station, Venice (2019)
             
             
Japan 
     
Cover plate near the Russian Orthodox
Church, Hakodate (2017)
  Cover plate in the squid market,
Hakodate (2017)
  Large sign on pole,
Kagoshima (2018)
  Red Naruko Clappers feature on
the cover plate in Kochi (2018)
             
     
Cover plate near the Kochi Castle,
Kochi (2018)
  Fire box, hydrant and wild deer on Miyajima Island near Hiroshima (2017)   Hydrants with different water pressures
near the entrance to Nagoya Castle,
Nagoya (2018)
  Cover plate depicting a
Gerridae water skating bug,
Nagoya (2018)
             
     
Twin hydrant in the front garden,
Nagoya (2018)
  Fire Cistern sign on pole
in Nagoya Castle courtyard,
Nagoya (2018)
  Fire truck on hydrant cover plate,
Naha, Okinawa (2018)
  Fire hydrant sign on pole
next to cover plate,
Naha, Okinawa (2018)
             
           
Cover plate,
Yokohama (2017)
           
             
Monaco
  
Alongside the steps into the Oceanographic Museum's 'La Boutique' Shop, Monaco (2019)
(Near the yellow submarine)
             
New Zealand
             
In-ground FH cover plate,
Akaroa (2019) 
  In-ground 'Water' cover plates,
Mt.Maunganui (2019) 
  In-ground FH cover plate,
Mt. Maunganui (2019) 
   
             
Russia 
 
Protecting the wooden church,
Kizhi Island, Lake Onega,
Russia (2006) 
             
Singapore


 
           
Post and hydrant across the road,
 Pearl's Hill City Park (2019)
  Marina Bay (2019)    Bayfront (2019)    Chinatown (2019) 
             
Slovenia  
             
     Bled (2019)    Cover plate, Ljubljana (2019)     
             
Spain 
 
At the Aerobus terminal in the carpark at Barcelona Airport (2019) 
             
United Arab Emirates 
 
Cover plate, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai (2019) 
             
United States of America
Alaska 
         
Anchorage, Alaska (2012)   Fairbanks, Alaska (2012)   Fairbanks, Alaska (2019)    Fairbanks, Alaska (2018)
             
         
Hydrant with little red flag,
Juneau, Alaska (2012)
  Nenana, Alaska (2012)   Skagway, Alaska (2018)    Skagway, Alaska (2019) 
             
           
Valdez, Alaska (2018)   Valdez, Alaska (2018)   Valdez, Alaska (2018)    Wrangell, Alaska (2012)
             
             
Wrangell, Alaska (2018)   Wrangell, Alaska (2018)    Wrangell, Alaska (2018)   Wrangell, Alaska (2018)
             
             
Near the Petroglyphs Beach,
Wrangell, Alaska (2018)
           
             
Hawaii 
             
Kuhao Street, Kahului, Maui,
Hawaii (2015) 
   Kunu Place, Kahului, Maui,
Hawaii (2015)  
       Waikiki Beach, Honolulu,
Hawaii (2018) 
             

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