On Display in the engine bay is our 1929 American La France pumper. Donated to the museum in 1998 by Ed Swift of HTA in honor of Fire Chief Richard (Dickie) Wardlow and Watch Commander Frank Vega
In the second bay is the original brick floor with one of the only known indoor coal pits. This is where coal was stored for use with the horse drawn steamer
Early 1900's Alarm System
Also on the first floor are some of the original alarm boxes and indicators used at the turn of the last century. Watch as a signal is sent through the operational system to the indicators and a ticker tape machine from the 1950's
Replica Horse Stall
See one of the horse stalls as it would have been back then
Walk through the living and sleeping quarters and see the galvanized pole with it's trap doors
View pictures of the chiefs of the Key West Fire Department dating back to the 1800's. Complete with some of their gear and the desk of Chief Joseph (Bum) Farto
As you tour the grounds, you will see the hose trough, used for washing hoses after a fire, the fire bell which was located in a tower at the cemetary and rang to alert of a fire and for curfew.
Also take a moment to observe the Memorial Piece of steel from the North Tower of the World Trade Center which was presented to us by members of the FDNY at a ceremony on September 11, 2012 to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of this tragic event in which so many perished.