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This Day in History

May

1 – 1975 Station #57 is opened at #10801 Audelia Road.
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4 – 1951 A. A. Schellenberg dies in the line of duty when he is injured in an explosion at a fire at #3509 Canada Drive.
5 – 1949 A one-alarm fire occurred in a dwelling located at 2914 Clydedale. This home was owned and occupied by John Brazil Grisaffi with a loss of $13,800.
6 – 1954 A three-alarm fire occurred at 1203 South Haskell in a disabled Veteran’s store owned by Earl D. Whiley and occupied by Bonny Cain. The cause was defective wiring and the loss was $21,500.
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12 – 1970 Four-alarm fire at the San Carroll Apartments in the 4500 Block of San Jacinto Street resulting in 4 fire deaths.
13 – 1950 A one-alarm fire occurred at 404 W. Eight Street in a building owned by Mrs. M.T. Brown, deceased, and occupied by the Southwestern Beauty Products Company. The resulting loss was $13,500.
14 – 1945 J. E. Sullivan and Amil Hahnl die in the line of duty when they are injured in a collision between a Chief’s car and Engine 12 at Harwood and Corinth Streets while en route to a fire at #1914 South Pearl Street.
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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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