Fire Fest 2016 has been CANCELLED.

Unfortunately Fire Fest 2016 has been CANCELLED due to anticipated inclement weather for Saturday June 4, 2016. The event has been postponed to September 17, 2016 and we ask that everyone to please mark your calendar’s for the new scheduled Fire Fest 2016 date. Thank you.

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This Day in History


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13 – 1977 A two-alarm fire occurred at 2053 Fort Worth Avenue in a one story brick drugstore owned by Gilliland Trust and occupied by Zale Corporation doing business as Skillern Drugstore. Cause of the $150,000 fire was incendiary.
14 – 1977 A one-alarm fire occurred at 4442 Sugar Mill in a one story semi-new brick dwelling owned and occupied by Sally Mayran. The $100,649 loss was caused by a malfunctioning air conditioner.
1984 A five-alarm fire tears through 3915 Gilbert Avenue in multifamily condominiums that were under construction. This arson fire occurred in the Oak Lawn Properties and caused $2,935,600 in losses.
15 – 1954 A five-alarm fire at 1514 Cockrell occurred in a Freight Depot owned by Mary Alice Dealey and occupied by Sunset Motor Lines. Cause of the fire was spontaneous combustion with a loss of 56,575
16 – 1950 A one-alarm fire occurred at 5418 Mockingbird Lane in a building owned and occupied by Jno. W. Pace Jr. doing business as The Corrall, a restaurant and night club. The loss was $13,500.
17 – 1984 A five-alarm fire rips through a single family residence with 8 exposure located at #10550 Berry Knoll, causing $885,700 worth of damage.

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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