11/07/13 186 W, 1 I - + 4 - 11 Raleigh Fire Museum Open This Saturday, November 9

The Raleigh Fire Museum will be open this Saturday, November 9. That's the regular second-Saturday-of-each-month scheduled opening. The museum is located in a modular classroom at the Keeter Training Center at 105 Keeter Center Drive. Admission is free. Parking and restrooms are available. Here's a two-minute video tour. Learn more about the museum, and the non-profit organization that operates it, at www.raleighfiremuseum.org.

Please note that antique fire engines are located elsewhere. Both the museum's 1961 American LaFrance pumper and the city's collection of antique fire apparatus is housed at at Fire Station 28 at 3500 Forestville Road. The collection includes a 1905 steamer, a 1926 American LaFrance pumper, a 1950 Mack pumper, and a 1982 Mack pumper. Visitors are welcome. Or schedule a tour at  www.raleighfiremuseum.org/tours.
Swing by and say howdy. You'll see a familiar face or two. We also have merchandise for sale: Raleigh Fire Department challenge coins, centennial t-shirts (grey only), and a few remaining copies of the centennial history book. Here's our rack card that describes both the museum and the antiques at Station 28. Click to enlarge:

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