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Fort Lauderdale Fire and Safety Museum

Fort Lauderdale Fire and Safety Museum Review

Following the harrowing fire of 1912, Fort Lauderdale residents pushed for more protection, finally opening what became known as Fire Station No. 3 (later No. 8) in 1927. This landmark, designed by architect Francis Abreu and retired from active duty in 2004, now functions as a historical, cultural, and educational facility with an expanding array of 1920's era equipment including a 1928 Ahrens-Fox piston pumper, as well as a 1942 parade engine. There's also a vintage police car.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1022 W. Las Olas Blvd., Downtown and Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 | Map It
  • Phone: 954/763–1005
  • Cost: Free, donations appreciated
  • Hours: Sat. 9–noon, Sun. noon–4
  • Website:
  • Location: Fort Lauderdale
Updated: 05-17-2013

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