ArtWorks unveils firefighters mural - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

ArtWorks unveils firefighters mural

QUEENSGATE, OH (FOX19) -

ArtWorks unveiled a firefighters mural on Tuesday that will appear on the side of the Local 48 building in Queensgate.

April 1, 2013 marked the 160th anniversary of the Cincinnati Fire Department. To celebrate, ArtWorks is partnering with Cincinnati Fire Fighters Union IAFF Local 48 to paint a mural that honors the nation's oldest fire department and illustrates the evolution of the Cincinnati Fire Fighters from 1853 to present day.

The mural will be located at the corner of West 8th Street and Freeman Avenue. 

Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is a non-profit arts organization that empowers and inspires the creative community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education, community partnerships, and civic engagement.

Copyright 2013 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • Police search for man suspected of selling heroin at homeless camp Downtown

    Police search for man suspected of selling heroin at homeless camp Downtown

    Monday, July 23 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-07-23 13:58:57 GMT
    William Dior Caldwell (Provided by Cincinnati Police)William Dior Caldwell (Provided by Cincinnati Police)

    Cincinnati police announced Monday they are searching for a man accused of selling heroin at a homeless camp Downtown. 

    Full Story >

    Cincinnati police announced Monday they are searching for a man accused of selling heroin at a homeless camp Downtown. 

    Full Story >
  • Deadly LA market shooting started with domestic feud

    Deadly LA market shooting started with domestic feud

    Monday, July 23 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-07-23 05:25:22 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-07-23 13:56:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). A makeshift memorial of flowers, candles and notes grows on the sidewalk outside the Los Feliz Trader Joe's store in Los Angeles, Sunday, July 22, 2018. A day earlier, Trader Joe's employee Melyda Corado was shot and kille...(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). A makeshift memorial of flowers, candles and notes grows on the sidewalk outside the Los Feliz Trader Joe's store in Los Angeles, Sunday, July 22, 2018. A day earlier, Trader Joe's employee Melyda Corado was shot and kille...

    The violence began when the suspect shot his grandmother several times after she complained about his having too many television sets on, according to a relative.

    Full Story >

    The violence began when the suspect shot his grandmother several times after she complained about his having too many television sets on, according to a relative.

    Full Story >
  • Record high in Japan as heat wave grips the region

    Record high in Japan as heat wave grips the region

    Monday, July 23 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-07-23 06:10:07 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-07-23 13:43:12 GMT
    (Jun Hirata/Kyodo News via AP). In this July 20, 2018, photo,  people make their way in scorching heat near Tokyo station in Tokyo.  Searing hot temperatures are forecast for wide swaths of Japan and South Korea in a long-running heat wave. The mercury...(Jun Hirata/Kyodo News via AP). In this July 20, 2018, photo, people make their way in scorching heat near Tokyo station in Tokyo. Searing hot temperatures are forecast for wide swaths of Japan and South Korea in a long-running heat wave. The mercury...
    Searing hot temperatures are forecast for wide swaths of Japan and South Korea in a long-running heat wave that has killed at least two dozen people.Full Story >
    Searing hot temperatures are forecast for wide swaths of Japan and South Korea in a long-running heat wave that has killed at least two dozen people.Full Story >
Powered by Frankly