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Cruisin' for Our Heroes at Fire Museum of Maryland

September 20, 2014 from 10am to 2pm
Cool off and run through cascades of water.  The Baltimore County Sheriff's Office and the Fire Museum salute area firefighters, EMS, police and military personnel with its annual Cruisin' for Our Heroes, Saturday, Sept. 20th, from 10 to 2 pm. Join the excitement and watch the 1917 Baltimore City FD High Pressure Wagon blast over 500 gallons of water a minute from its three cannons.  Visitors are welcome to fire engine rides and to meet the dogs from Chocolate Chip Dalmatian Rescue and the…See More
Jun 24, 2014
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Chesapeake Classic Car Show at Fire Museum of Maryland

July 12, 2014 from 11am to 3pm
Fire Museum of Maryland          Chesapeake Region Classic Car Show, July 12, 2014Bring your family or your classic car to the Chesapeake Classic Car Club's Annual Show at the Fire Museum of Maryland, July 12th, 11 – 3 pm.  Over 60 antique cars participate for this show sponsored by Chesapeake Region, Antique Automobile Club of America. Each owner of a classic car, hot rod or antique vehicle receives two free admissions to the third largest fire museum in world. Over 40 antique fire engines,…See More
Jun 10, 2014
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Save Mom from "Burning Building" at Fire Museum of Maryland

July 3, 2014 at 11am to August 28, 2014 at 4pm
                    Fire Museum of Maryland                    1301 York Road, Lutherville, MD 21093  www.firemuseummd.org              410-321-7500 x. 102            education@firemuseummd.orgFor immediate release:Rob Williams, FMM Assist. DirectorThe Fire Rescue Game teaches children how fire fighters help people in a fire Children take turns saving each other or their parents from a “burning building”…See More
Jun 5, 2014
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Lantern Night - a family friendly Halloween at Fire Museum of Maryland

October 27, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm
Lantern Night, A Family Friendly Halloweenat the Fire Museum of Maryland, Oct. 27th, 6 - 8 pm Come see the Fire Museum of Maryland in a whole new light!  Candle and kerosene lanterns are lit on many of the 42 antique fire engines on Lantern Night, Oct 27th, 6 to 8 pm, for this family friendly Halloween. In the warm glow of lantern light, re-enactors in period costume will tell their unique stories.  Civilians and fire fighters from the 1700s through 1800s, the Buffalo Soldiers of the 1870s, and…See More
Oct 5, 2012
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New Interactive Tour has Children "fighting" the Clay Street Fire of 1873

Check out the new interactive tour we are creating at the Fire Museum of Maryland. Children learn about how the paid Baltimore City Fire Department was created and why.Then the students fight the Clay Street Fire of 1873 on a 77 inch, Smartboard as they role-play as actual firemen from that time period, see the flyer attachment.…See More
Jan 26, 2012
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New Interactive Tour has Children "fighting" the Clay Street Fire of 1873

Check out the new interactive tour we are creating at the Fire Museum of Maryland. Children learn about how the paid Baltimore City Fire Department was created and why.Then the students fight the Clay Street Fire of 1873 on a 77 inch, Smartboard as they role-play as actual firemen from that time period, see the flyer attachment.…See More
Jan 26, 2012
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".Does anyone have video or sound effects of a raging building fire? Older building, church, factory, stables, etc, for interactive museum."
Jan 26, 2012
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The New (1950s) Holiday Train Garden at the Fire Museum of Maryland at The Fire Museum of Maryland, Lutherville, MD

November 26, 2011 at 10am to December 31, 2011 at 4pm
Watch antique O-Scale trains and a street car wind their way through the Baltimore neighborhood in front of a new wooded hillside. Join kids of all ages as they enjoy the rebuilt Holiday Train Garden at the Fire Museum of Maryland. The new Garden features a “burning” building, complete with fire engines and hoses crisscrossing the fire ground. Children get their picture taken free with Santa, 11 – 2 pm, in a 1890s fire chief’s sleigh on Opening Day, Saturday, Nov. 26th. In addition, families…See More
Nov 10, 2011
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Ahrens-Fox Day at the Fire Museum of Maryland

Not since 1982, have there been this many antique Ahrens-Fox engines in one show. FMM Director Steve Heaver organized this one of kind event honoring the "Rolls Royce of Fire Engines," held on May 20th. Collectors from as far away as Ohio brought in…
Jul 30, 2011
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Type of Organization
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Job Function
Administrative Staff / Team Member
Years in Fire/EMS:
none
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Fire Museum of Maryland
Years With Department/Agency
2 years at the Fire Museum
Dept. Web Site:
http://www.firemuseummd.org
Web Site:
http://www.firemuseumd.org
My Training:
Two years experience as Assist. Director and Education of the Fire Museum of Maryland, the third largest fire museum in the world.
About Me:
I am a historian specializing in the history and technology of the American Urban Fire Service. I teach children about fire safety and provide school tours to about 3,500 students a year. I help with the restoration and maintenance of 40 antique fire engines, a working telegraphic alarm office, and other exhibits.
Day Job:
Assist. Director
Relationship Status:
Married
Facebook or Other Online Profile:
http://firemuseummd
Why I Love Fire/EMS
I love the technology and the extreme nature of the profession

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New Interactive Tour has Children "fighting" the Clay Street Fire of 1873

Posted on January 26, 2012 at 10:25am 0 Comments

Check out the new interactive tour we are creating at the Fire Museum of Maryland. Children learn about how the paid Baltimore City Fire Department was created and why.

Then the students fight the Clay Street Fire of 1873 on a 77 inch, Smartboard as they role-play as actual firemen from that time period, see the flyer attachment.…

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The 1916 Mack Bulldog Roars Again

Posted on August 6, 2010 at 10:46am 0 Comments

The 1916 Mack Bulldog Roars Again







After 39 years, the restoration of Baltimore Fire Department Engine 23 is virtually

complete and on the road again. Stephen Heaver, Sr. and Stephen Heaver, Jr.,

past…

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At 11:05am on March 11, 2010, Chris said…
Looking after the Fire Museum, what a sweet job. Welcome to the Nation Rob.
 
 
 

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