Museum dedicated to African-American Chicago firefighters to open on South Side
March 26, 2013 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- A now vacant firehouse on the city's South Side is the future home of a museum dedicated to African-American Chicago firefighters.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the museum will be located at the station in the 5300-block of South Wabash, in the Washington Park neighborhood.
Emanuel says it is important that the city remember and honor the public safety contributions of African-American firefighters.
A date for the museum's opening has not been set.
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