08/06/11 155 W, 1 I - + 1 - 4 Raleigh Fire Department Museum Open During Fire Expo, Saturday, August 13

The Raleigh Fire Department Museum will be open during the South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo, as part of its regular schedule of opening on the second Saturday of each month. On Saturday, August 13, the museum will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

A special shuttle service will be conducted from the Raleigh Convention Center to the museum, which is located at the Keeter Training Center, 105 Keeter Center Drive. The bus will make the rounds every 30 minutes. The shuttle is free, and museum admission is free.

The museum is presented by the Raleigh Fire Department Historical Society. Located in a classroom trailer, it's a collection of artifacts and images representing over 150 years of firefighting in the Capitol City. The museum opened in May, 2011. Watch for another posting summarizing all historical events that'll be happening during Expo weekend. Click to view this PDF-format flier:

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