History Honor Education Learn about The Dallas Fire Fighters Museum and the legacy of fire fighting in the Dallas area. 18 – 1985 Signal 1-7 at 1407 Main at the Metropolitan Savings Building.
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1989 A five-alarm fire occurred at 3710 Holland Avenue in condominiums that resulted in a loss of $431,800 and was caused by an electric short.
19 – 1956 A two-alarm fire occurred at 118 N. Washington in a dress manufacturing building owned by the Estate of Hale Davis and occupied by H. A. Powers. Cause was careless smoking and the loss was $25,300.
20 – 1977 A BLEVE occurs, resulting in 5 alarms for a train derailment in far North East Dallas near Skillman and LBJ Freeway.
1979 A four passenger single engine airplane struck light fixtures southeast of LBJ Freeway and Highway 67, near Red Bird Mall, resulting in the deaths of four people.
1980 A Five-alarm fire occurs at #9009 Directors Row resulting in #2, 300,00 loss.
1981 A three-alarm fire at #4220 Beaver Brook Drive occurs during 30 M.P.H. winds and results in the rescue of woman who was trapped.
1981 A five-alarm fire occurs at the Santa Fe Railway trestle over the Trinity River South of the Corinth Street Bridge, resulting from a derailment.
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22 – 1984 A five people including 4 children perish in an apartment fire at 2408 Meyers Street. Engine 6 was first due.
23 – 1977 A $150,00 loss occurred at 1055 Regal Row in a 12 story brick hotel owned by Great American Investments doing business as Le Baron Hotel. Cause of the fire was defective wiring.
24 – 1984 A wall collapses during at fire at Panda Imports located 8821 Diplomacy. 3 firefighters are badly injured but all survive.
25 – 1984 A five-alarm fire occurs at 10062 Betty Jane, four wood shingle homes are destroyed, causing $305,000 worth of damage.
26 – 1984 A five-alarm fire at the Golden Rule Apartments at 8201 Scyene Road.
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Learn about The Dallas Fire Fighters Museum and the legacy of fire fighting in the Dallas area.
18 – 1985 Signal 1-7 at 1407 Main at the Metropolitan Savings Building.