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7 – 1950  A two-alarm fire occurred at 2421 McKinney in a building owned and occupied by M.R. White as the White Studios.  This loss totaled $14,964.

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11 – 1927 W.H. Lee dies in the line of duty when a wall collapsed after a gas explosion at Second and Forest Avenues.

12 – 1954 A one-alarm fire occurred at 5111 Stoneleigh in a dwelling owned and occupied by Earl Gray.  5111 Stoneleigh was also damaged as an exposure.  The cause was a defective extension chord for a lamp and the loss was $21,049.

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14 – 1977 A one-alarm fire occurred at 3789 W. Northwest Highway in a one story semi-new brick restaurant owned by Frisch Restaurants doing business as Prime N’ Wine.  The cause of the fire was incendiary and the loss totaled $150,000.




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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