Due to issues including planned activities at the fire department training center, this month’s second-Saturday monthly of the Raleigh Fire Museum has been cancelled for Saturday, December 10. Sorry for any inconvenience and we look forward to seeing you in January, when we’ll be open again on Saturday, January 14, 2023. Have a safe holiday […]
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This Saturday, November 12, 2022, is the second Saturday of the month. The Raleigh Fire Museum will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Admission is free and we have indoor and outdoor attractions, including a fire truck to explore and a working fire hose. We’re located just south of downtown at 105 Keeter […]
Editor’s note. Apologies for the belated notice, but we were just made aware of Connie’s passing. One of the city’s first female firefighters, Constance Lou Austin, 67, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. She was a member of RFD from 1978 to 1985. The funeral will be held […]
Retired Raleigh Fire Department mechanic J. Lynn Medlin, 77, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2022. He retired in 2000 with 22.58 years of service. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends at the home of Lynn and Jennifer Medlin. Read his obituary. Lynn Medlin was […]
Fire Prevention Week starts on Sunday, October 9, 2022, and the Raleigh Fire Museum and the Raleigh Fire Department have some events planned, including activities at our monthly museum opening this Saturday. This year is the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week, which runs October 9 to October 15. This year’s theme is “Fire won’t […]