firefest2016

Fire Fest 2016 is scheduled for September 24, 2016 and we ask that everyone to please mark your calendar’s for the new scheduled Fire Fest 2016 date. Thank you.

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This Day in History

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18 – 1923Assistant Chief E.O. Jones dies in the line of duty from injuries he sustained at the Texas Wheel and Body Works Fire.
1980 Five-alarm fire occurs at 10:39 a.m. at #7867 Willow Hill at the Willow Creek Apartments.
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20 – 1982 Five-alarm fire at the Lavilla Roma Apartments, 3739 Higgins Avenue in Cockrell Hill.
21 – 1981 Athree-alarm fire occurs at #5924 Twin Coves that results in the death of Driver Engineers Charlie Rodgers and Ed Metters who were both riding on Truck 56.
1983 Engine 32 investigates smoke at #7532 Hunnicut Road resulting in firefighters Jerry Wayne Morris and Rick Brewer being shot by a disturbed citizen. Both survive.
22 – 1953 Fire Station #34 is opened at #8003 Lake June Road.
23 – 1984 Five-alarm fire occurs at the Dallas County Administration Building (Texas School Book Depository) at #411 Elm Street.
24 A five-alarm fire occurs at #500 East 9th Street at the Goldman Bakery resulting in $200,000 damages.

A Modern Museum

Our goal is to redefine the interior space of the Museum in order to create exhibits and preserve the antique equipment, artifacts and photos for generations to come. Below is the floor plan for the renovation of the first floor exhibit featuring all firefighting equipment and machinery. By changing the interior footprint, The Dallas Firefighters Museum simultaneously will lay the foundation for expanded outreach to thousands of schoolchildren.
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