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Which Southern city is the Fire Hydrant Capital of the World?

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Albertville, Alabama is known as the Fire Hydrant Capital of the World because it is the home of a part of the Mueller Company, which manufactures fire hydrants. The lofty nickname was bestowed upon the town after the Mueller Company plant in Albertville manufactured its millionth fire hydrant.

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Which Southern city is the Fire Hydrant Capital of the World?
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That one-millionth fire hydrant was produced in 1989. To memorialize the event, the city of Albertville erected a sculptural recreation of a fire hydrant outside of its chamber of commerce. This fake hydrant is shiny and placed on a pedestal, which likely helps prevent confusion in case of a fire emergency.

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