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When it came time for Recruit #38 in the 78th Recruit Class to demonstrate her ability to put up a 150-pound, 24-foot wooden ladder against the side of the training tower at headquarters, a small crowd […]
Arnett Hartsfield Jr. a Retired Firefighter and Attorney, who helped lead the fight against racial discrimination in the Los Angeles Fire Department, died October 30th at the age of 96.
Hartsfield wrote “The Old Stentorians,” a book […]
The AAFFM is dedicated to collecting, conserving, and sharing the heritage of African American Firefighters through collaboration and education, the AAFFM's success is contingent upon your involvement. Therefore, we are asking you to join with the AAFFM this ambitious journey to enhance our ability to share the legacy of pioneering African American Firefighters by giving a meaningful gift.
*Los Angeles, Calif. — The African American Firefighter Museum celebrated its 15th Anniversary on Saturday with a gala fundraiser at the City Club on Bunker Hill.
Honorees included Retired Fire Chief Douglas L. Barry, the first […]