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This Day in History

June

1 – 1975 Station #57 is opened at #10801 Audelia Road.
2 – 1954 A four-alarm fire occurred at 3525 Welborn in a school building owned by Lucas Properties, Inc. and occupied b Clinton Russell. The cause was incendiary (children) and the loss was $36,100.
1954 Later that same day a 3 alarm fire occurred at 8209 Preston Road in a business building owned by Sam Lobello. Occupants suffering a loss were: Campbells Book Store, C. Russell Lewis Paint Store, Vinson Hardware Store, Highland Furniture Co., and Sanger Brothers. The cause was careless smoking and the loss was $55,703.
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8 – 1949 A one-alarm fire occurred at 831 W. Jefferson in a building owned by the estate of Maggie J. Allen and occupied by the Oak Cliff Paint Company. Other occupants of this building who suffered damage were: The Active Recreational Club at 833 W. Jefferson; Jefferson Supply Company at 835 W. Jefferson and Cox-Moore Drug Company at 839 W. Jefferson along with slight exposure damage to the building at 218 S. Tyler. Total loss was 19,168.
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12 – 1982 Four-alarm fire at King Edward Village Apartments.
13 – Lieutenant G. D. Crites dies in the line of duty when he falls through the roof at a four-alarm fire at the Stanford Furniture Warehouse during ventilation.

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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