Temperatures are rising near Phoenix homes at the Hall of Flame Fire Museum. Dedicated to both the heroes of yesterday and today this space portrays the evolution of firefighting. A chronology of fire engines starts off with horse drawn carriages. Over 100 various vehicles onsite beg comparison to today’s modern fire trucks. Helmets, masks, uniforms and other equipment are displayed next to antique tools and memorabilia. The timeline for items exhibited is from 1725 to 1969.
Various exhibits showcase firefighting efforts locally and nationwide. The National Firefighting Hall of Heroes pays tribute to fallen firefighters both volunteer and career. Visitors are impressed by the Wildland Firefighting section of the Hall of Flame Fire Museum. Here a replicated lookout cabin stands tall and proud. History of wildland firefighting describes the partnership between hotshots, smokejumpers, engine crews, air tankers, lookouts, and more who work as a team. Together these brave men and women keep Phoenix homes safe. Dramatic images of wildfires play continuously in the exhibit showcasing the neverending peril provided by the flames.
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Doors are open Mondays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sundays from 12 to 4 p.m. General admission is $7 with discounts for children, seniors, students and groups. The museum is a must see for youngsters living in Phoenix aspiring to become firefighters and their families.