Los Angeles County Fire Museum

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The Los Angeles County Fire Museum is a public museum dedicated to the history of the Los Angeles County Fire Department in Los Angeles County, California. The museum has some 60 antique fire engines in its collection, including fire engines from the 1860s through just-retired apparatus. Its location for public exhibits is in the Bellflower Mayne Events Center.

Included in this collection are fire engines pulled to fires by men, horse drawn steam fire engines, Los Angeles County Fire Department equipment dating back to the 1920s, the "Disneyland" fire engine, Model T fire engines, and 1950s fire engines. The most famous exhibits include the featured vehicles of the fictional Fire Station 51, Squad 51 and both trucks designated Engine 51, from the 1970s television series, Emergency!.

The museum was located at 9834 Flora Vista St, Bellflower, California from 2008 to mid-2018 and since moved to 16400 Bellflower Blvd, Bellflower.[1]

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  1. ^ Osier, Valerie (July 13, 2018). "LA County Fire Museum has a new permanent home in Bellflower". Long Beach Post. Retrieved May 29, 2020.

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Coordinates: 33°53′10″N 118°07′28″W / 33.886025°N 118.124580°W / 33.886025; -118.124580