The Orlando Fire Museum is a museum in Orlando, Florida that is focused on the area?s firefighting industry?s history. It features artifacts and tons of information about the local fire fighting department.
The Orlando Fire Museum traces its roots in 1988, when the historic 1926 fire station was restored with the aid of the nearby science center. The Firehouse # 3 was an abandoned fire station, moved to its current location in Loch Haven Park by the Orlando Science Center for restoration and renovation. After this, it was filled with historical items and artifacts from the local fire department which started the museum.
Currently on display at the Orlando Fire Museum includes a 1919 motorized ladder truck, a 1911 horse-driven steam engine, 1915 motorized American LeFrance fire engine, aluminum fire helmets from the 1880s, and other items like lanterns and tools used by the firefighters in the past. Some color lithographs are also on display.