09/28/11 259 W - + 7 - 10 CANCELED: Raleigh Fire Museum, Programs in October

Due to unexpected complications with construction at the Keeter Training Center, the Raleigh Fire Museum will not be open on October 8 and October 15 as previously announced. The Raleigh Fire Department Historical Society apologies for any inconvenience.

Please plan to visit the Raleigh Fire Museum on November 12, the second Saturday of that month. The museum will be open during its regular hours from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The location is 105 Keeter Center Drive, Raleigh. Admission is free. This event has been postponed.

Also on Saturday, November 12, a special program will be conducted at the Raleigh City Museum at 220 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, on the history of firefighting in the Capitol City. Raleigh Fire Department Historian Mike Legeros will be speaking at 3:00 p.m. The hour-long program is open to the public. Admission is free.

For more information about the Raleigh Fire Museum or the historical society, please visit the web site www.raleighfirehistory.org.

Other Fire Prevention Week Activities

Don't forget about other Raleigh Fire Department activities in October, during Fire Prevention Week:

Sunday, October 9
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Open house at all fire stations

Tuesday, October 11
Chick-fil-A at Capital Crossing
4621 Capital Boulevard, Raleigh
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Fire trucks on display, fire safety education, and smoke alarm battery swap. Swap your old smoke alarm battery for a new battery.

Thursday, October 13
Friday, October 14
Saturday, October 15

Crabtree Valley Mall
10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Learn about fire safety, talk to firefighters, receive educational materials. Located on the lower level, outside Sears.

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