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Bakersfield Firefighters Historical Society to unveil new firefighters museum location

Posted at 9:40 AM, Nov 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-08 12:40:50-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Firefighters Historical Society will be officially unveiling the future home of the Bakersfield Firefighters Museum and Safety Center.

The ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. at the building's location at 1720 20th Street directly behind the Fox Theater. It will include a ribbon-cutting and presentations by local dignitaries.

According to officials, the museum will house and display historical Bakersfield Fire Department artifacts and equipment. It will also include a fire safety center, a 9-11 education center, the offices of the Bakersfield Firefighters Burn Foundation as well as a restaurant and event space.