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2402, 2017

“Burning Bright” – African American Women in the Fire Service

By |February 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

African American Women have played a major role in the fire service ever since the 1800’s when a slave named Molly Williams served as a volunteer firefighter in New York City.  Today, African American Women play [...]

2402, 2017

Honoring African American Firefighters

By |February 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

Firefighters are one of several groups of public servants in Los Angeles County, whose mission is to protect the community, preserve life and property and promote public safety. Yet, African-American firefighters have often been treated [...]

1302, 2017

FIRE IT UP is back for a second year!

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

  Are you ready for our Second Annual "Fire It Up"  Barbecue Fundraiser? The date is set for September 30, 2017 at the headquarters of our partners Fire Family Foundation located at 815 Colorado Boulevard, Los [...]

2508, 2016

Fire Helmet Artshow!

By |August 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Events, News|0 Comments

Greetings, The African American Firefighter Museum has teamed up with the Sullen Art Collective to create the first annual Fire Helmet Artshow. This year's theme is a tribute to 9/11. As well this year marks [...]

508, 2016

The first annual Fire It Up BBQ competition is set for August 13th!

By |August 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Events, News|0 Comments

Come out August 13th, 2016 to the African American Firefighter Museum for some finger lickin' barbeque tastes. Barbeque masters, grilling celebrities, and local firefighters go rib-to-rib in a heated competition for best barbeque title. Beer [...]

1105, 2016

Turner Construction and Phi Pi Alpha Fire Fraternity Volunteer to Paint and Restore Walls in the Museum!

By |May 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments