History Honor Education Learn about The Dallas Fire Fighters Museum and the legacy of fire fighting in the Dallas area. 3 – 1983 Dallas’ 49th station opens as Station #12 at 7520 West Wheatland Road.
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4 – 1950 A one-alarm fire occurred at 3609 Hamilton in a duplex owned and furnished by Mrs. Gussie Nelson. James S. Wiggins, who occupied this duplex, also suffered damage with a total loss of $11,459.
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6 – 1982 Four-alarm fire at King Edward Apartments.
1989 A four-alarm fire occurred at 5351 Peterson Lane in apartments that was caused by and electric short and resulted in a loss of $321,000.
7 – 1973 Five-alarm fire at Pedro’s Restaurant, 2901-05 Greenville Avenue.
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9 – Captain E. L. Frith dies in the line of duty when the Departmental salvage truck collided with a street car at San Jacinto and Hawkins Streets while en route to an alarm at Ross and Hall Street.
10 – 1949 A $12,000 loss occurred in a one-alarm fire at #9314 W. Jefferson Blvd. The building was owned by the United Aircraft Corporation, Chance Vought Division and occupied by the Texas Engineering & Manufacturing Company.
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12 – 1954 A three-alarm fire occurred at 608 North St. Paul in an office building owned by Dallas Cotton Exchange. Occupants were Crespi and Company, Sydney H. Hooker & Company, Sidney F. Schiff and W.D. Felder & Company. Cuaase of the fire was careless smoking and the loss was $22,492.
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Learn about The Dallas Fire Fighters Museum and the legacy of fire fighting in the Dallas area.
3 – 1983 Dallas’ 49th station opens as Station #12 at 7520 West Wheatland Road.