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Odessa Fire Department History

Established in 1927

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History Preserved for all of us

The purpose of this website is to preserve the history of the Odessa Fire Department/Rescue and make that history available to everyone with family ties to an Odessa Firefighter. This website was built in 2005, after spending 18 previous years researching and collecting photos, old news films, microfilm, various documents and personnel interviews with the old, former and retired firefighters themselves, many of which are not alive today.

As you will notice when you read various pages of this website, I am not building this history website all alone. This website is made possible by many active, retired and former firefighters of the Odessa Fire Department.