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5 – 1983 A four-alarm fire at 337 East Ledbetter, the Western Auto Store has a collapse that injures several firefighters.

6 – 1950 A four-alarm fire occurred at 3711 Parry Avenue in a building owned by the Midcity Realty Company and occupied by Myron Buttram for the storage of theater equipment. Other occupants in this building suffering damage were the Fair Park Hotel, 3703 ½ Parry and the Fair Park National Bank at 854 Exposition. There was also an exposure loss to a building at 4149-55 Commerce Street owned by the Midcity Realty Company with a total loss of $95,912.

7 – 1974 Four-alarm fire at a big two story house at Victor & Munger resulting in numerous firefighter injuries when a flashover and collapse occurred.

1980 Five-alarm fire at King Edward Apartments, #2773 North Buckner Boulevard.

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9 – 1983 MICU 733 makes the half-millionth run by the EMS since its inception in November 172.

10 – 1987 A five-alarm fire occurred at 7001 Lomo Alto Drive in a multi family residence the El Dorado Apartments that was caused by a heat source too close to combustibles and resulted in a loss of $536,000.

11 – 1966 Station #14 was dedicated at #1005 West Twelfth Street.

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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