22 ALL OUT, 2004-05
MAGGIE RAY MORRIS (EDMONTON)
FIRE STATION NO. 1, 10351 96 ST.
This mural celebrating 100 years of Edmonton’s Emergency Response Department portrays the dramatic challenges faced by the Edmonton Fire Department: the Duncan Block fire that destroyed a Whyte Avenue sweet shop, pancake house, and pet store (#20); a downtown nightclub fire that killed two firefighters (#24); the $2 million devastation of the Northern Hardware Building, the city’s most costly fire at the time (#29); and the 1987 tornado (#30).
Collections: City of Edmonton Public Art Collection, The Places – Art & Design in Public Places Program
Source: Edmonton Arts Council
Sponsors: The City of Edmonton, The Emergency Response Department and various corporate partners to the the ERD
Sponsoring Partner: The Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Photo Credit: Ester Malzahn