Ft Worth Fire Station 18 Open House – Sunday June 9th
Open House Celebration – Ft Worth Fire Station #18 is having its 90th Birthday Party! Everyone is invited this Sunday, June 9 from 5pm to 8pm at Station 18 located at 1908 Carleton Avenue.
Free family fun for everyone with live music, food and drinks, kids bounce house, clowns, Commemorative t-shirts, fire safety house, tours of fire apparatus and the fire station along with other surprises. The event is co-hosted by the Arlington Heights Neighborhood Association.
Some interesting facts on Fire Station #18:
• It is the oldest operating station in Fort Worth. It was constructed in 1923 for $18,000. • Station 18 is one of the oldest buildings in the Arlington Heights area. Although it was extensively remodeled in 1986 the exterior retains the look of the original building. The station originally housed both an engine and ladder truck. • Many believe the station is haunted by a ghost. “He” is referred to as Claude. • In 2011, Engine 18 was renamed “USS Fort Worth” in honor of the newly christened US Navy ship of the same name. Come out and say hello, meet and thank your neighborhood firefighters. A2