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12 – 1956 A three-alarm fire occurred at 2912 McKinney Avenue in a building owned by Mary Suzanne Cordsen Pace and occupied by Folk Fabrics. The cause was an Electric Service Conduit failure and cause $60,500 in damages.

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14 – 1983 Five-alarm fire at the Dunfey Dallas Hotel, #3800 West Northwest Highway

1984 A five-alarm fire at 9:27 p.m. at #2812 Live Oak at the Quality Quilting Inc., due to incendiary cause and $695,000 worth of damage.

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16 – 1947 Both station #31 and Station #29 are opened.

1981 A three-alarm fire occurs at the Sargent-Welch Scientific Company, #5915 Peeler Street, due to the large amount of chemicals that were burning, the Jet-X Foam Appliance was used.

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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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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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