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This Day in History

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21 – 1954 A two-alarm fire occurred at 5515 Lindell in an apartment owned and furnished by Mrs. Pauline Plummer. Occupants suffering loss to personal effects are; Dorothy Calderwood; J.P. McDaniel; R.C. Rue; Louise Cassaday; and Nila Brown. Cause was the careless use of a gas heater and the loss was $25,545.

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26 – 1954 A three-alarm fire occurred at 2219 Hall in a Café owned by Jack R. Swain. Occupants suffering loss were: Shalimar Grill; Palm Café; Brother E.L. Cushinberry; Smith Ross Drugstore; Russ Groves; Smith’s Café and Rosa V. Smith. Cause of the fire was hot grease and the loss was $42,147.

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28 Fire Station No. 36, located at 3241 N. Hampton is opened and replaces the temporary station at 1935 Singleton.

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30 – 1989 A four-alarm fire occurred at 9930 Buckingham in town homes that resulted in a loss of $415,000. The cause was undertermined.

31 – 1983 A five-alarm fire occurs at #3519 Fairmount in an unoccupied old apartment building due to an incendiary fire.

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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