North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center
Historic Charleston & Resort Islands
The collection of eighteen antique fire trucks includes a hand operated fire pump and two horse-drawn steam engines. Other exhibits range from a cinema with a talking robot and a film depicting the history of fire fighting to the home hazards interactive exhibit and the Great Escape exhibit. The Great Escape not only provides fun for young visitors, but allows them to experience the thrill of flying down a fire pole and learn smart ways to exit a burning building.