Featured in South Tampa Magazine: Hometown Heroes
Originally posted on: South Tampa Magazine In the winter of 1884-85, a series of disastrous fires wiped out a portion of Tampa, undoubtedly raising the ire of locals who had advocated for a dependable water supply. Entrepreneur and overall successful businessman A.J. Knight heard their call and spearheaded a campaign that would bring Tampa its […]Learn More
The Tampa Firefighters Museum’s vision is to preserve the rich history, culture, and significance of the Tampa Fire Department by sharing real-life events, exhibits, and life safety education while ensuring our future by encouraging the next generation to pursue the fire service as a profession.
In her 2007 inaugural address, Mayor Iorio declared Zack Street as the “Avenue of the Arts.”
The Tampa Firefighters Museum is located directly adjacent to Tampa Fire Rescue Station One at 720 East Zack Street in the heart of downtown Tampa. This beautifully restored 18,000 square foot facility stands as a tribute to all those who have served and continue to serve our great city.