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26 – 1977 A three-alarm fire occurred at 10221-23 Garland Road in a 2 story old brick bowling alley owned by Doris Linton and occupied by Mrs. Budd Linton doing business as Jack & Jill Bowling Lanes. Cause of the $285,000 loss was a defective sanding machine.
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28 – 1950 A one-alarm fire occurred at 1613 Bryan in a building owned by the estate of M.C. Cameron and occupied by the Empire Printing Company. The Cameron Manufacturing Company, 1615 Bryan (the same building), also suffered heavy damage resulting in $20,000 in losses.
1950 A one-alarm fire occurred at 1104 Commerce on the 3rd floor in a building owned by the Brady Realty Company and occupied by the Zweig-Olian Company. Other occupants in this building suffering damage were: Herbert Stehberg Novelty Jewelry Company and Frank Brandt, Inc., both on the 1st floor. Total loss was $16,500.
29 – 1980 Five-alarm fire at the Texas paper Company at 123 Oaklawn Avenue
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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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