Have you ever wondered about the different fire trucks that you see around Raleigh? Learn about them with our new educational aid, A Guide to Raleigh Fire Apparatus. Printed versions are available for free at our museum, which is open the second-Saturday of each month. Or download the digital versions: JPG format | PDF format
Retired Driver (Lt.) Roderick “Jack” Dane Barden (1960-1983) passed away after a long illness on April 19, 2023. He was 86 and lived in Raleigh. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date, please contact the family for more information. Read his obituary.
The Raleigh Fire Museum congratulates these newly retired and newly promoted members: Retirements April 1 Captain Michael D. Ezzell, with 28.85 years of service Captain Eric L. Ferguson, with 27.19 years Promotions April 22 Captain Michelle R. Smith Captain Nathan C. Burgess Editor’s note. Captain Smith has risen in the steadily growing ranks of Raleigh’s […]
This Saturday, the Raleigh Fire Museum will partner with the Raleigh Fire Department for a blood drive at the Keeter Training Center. The event is sponsored by Recruit Academies 50 and 51 and is the first blood drive hosted by a recruit academy. Also during the 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. event, our fire museum […]
The Raleigh Fire Museum annual report for 2022 has been published, see this PDF document. We had record attendance last year, with 1,096 visitors in 2022. Our success is entirely a function of support from our volunteer staff, our donors and supporters, and, most importantly, the members and leadership of the Raleigh Fire Department. We cannot […]
Retired Raleigh Fire Lieutenant Wilbert Dunn Jr. (1981-2008) passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2023. He was 67 years old. Funeral service will held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at Victory Tabernacle Church, 1329 US-70 W, Garner, NC. Visitation will precede the funeral service at the church, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 […]