LAST ALARM: Lt. Rodney Eddins, 30 year veteran of the Memphis Fire Department, died on April 17, 2016 during overhaul procedures after fighting a house fire at 4513 Marigold. Lt. Eddins, 57 yoa, collapsed in the interior of the home. Memphis Firefighters treated and transported Lt. Eddins in critical condition where he was later pronounced deceased. The alarm was received at 11:34 PM on April 16 and brought under control at 11:48 PM. A community of firefighters from several states attended Lt. Eddins funeral services, Friday, April 22, 2016. He was laid to rest in West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Lt. Eddins was an eight year veteran of the Air Force before becoming a Memphis Firefighter in 1986. The Fire Museum of Memphis mourns with the Memphis Fire Department and Memphis and Mid-South Community.

The Fire Museum of Memphis has launched a fundraising campaign that includes a new commemorative brick program. The Fire Museum has begun selling engraved bricks that will be placed in the courtyard of the museum. The bricks can recognize an active or former firefighter, or they can be purchased as a memorial or honorarium. Bricks can also be purchased as a show of support for the Fire Museum or the Memphis Fire Department. For information about purchasing a brick, please go to (Note: there is no www before this web address.)  If you would like to contribute to the fundraising campaign or order a brick over the phone, please call 901-636-5650.

  • Two Great Causes in One:  The ServiceMaster/Fire Museum of Memphis Golf Classic is a stop on the Collegiate Players Tour; an amateur tournament designed to provide an affordable, convenient and fun summer golf competition for college age men and women.  This is your opportunity to play with these fine college players and help the Fire Museum of Memphis at the same time!  Participants will play a day of golf at Memphis National Golf Club (http://www/ one of the area’s premier courses.  Registration begins at 10:30 AM.  Shotgun start at 12:15 PM.  Gift bags, door prizes and lunch will be provided, as well as dinner and awards at the end of the day.


    To register: Contact Mark Jowers at  or call Mark at (901) 624-9200.  Cost is $150.00 per player ($600.00 per team)  Please make check payable to ServiceMaster/Fire Museum of Memphis Golf Classic, and mail to: 1210 Midas Cove, Suite 101, Cordova, TN  38018.  Attn: Mark Jowers


    Click HERE to download the Sponsor Form.

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  • FIRE MUSEUM CLOSED TODAY: The Fire Museum of Memphis will be closed today to honor the memory of Lt. Rodney Eddins, 37-A, the 54th LODD for the MFD. The museum will reopen tomorrow morning at 9 AM. Thank you...

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    West Tennessee Fire Marshals’ Association presents:

    The  4th Annual West Tennessee Regional Fire Marshals’ Conference


    May 18th - 20th 2016.


    Hotel: The Hilton Memphis 939 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN 38120

    Follow the link to reserve your room at the Hilton ($139/night).

    Reserve Your Room Here

    Conference Locations: Hilton Memphis & International Paper (Tower IV) 1740 International Drive, Memphis, TN 38120


    Registration: A $25.00 registration fee is required, payable through the Fire Museum of Memphis

    118 Adams Ave, Memphis, TN 38103 (901) 636-5650 or at time of check-in.




    All classes are approved by the State of Tennessee for recertification credit and by ICC for CEU’s.  Enclosed is the schedule of events, including a tour of the Fire Museum, and admission to Memphis in May Bar-B-Q Fest. After hotel reservation, please RSVP by emailing: 

    We look forward to seeing you at the  2016 4th Annual West Tennessee Regional Fire Marshals’ Conference


    If you have any questions, please contact me.


    Inspector Angelo Lamar

    2668 Avery Avenue Memphis, TN 38112

    Office 901-636-5411

    Cell 901-485-2485

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