Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial
Memorial Location

The memorial is located on the north end of Trinity Park along West 7th Street. It occupies approximately five acres of park. » Get Directions

Hours of Operation
5:00am - 11:30pm
The displays and paths are always illuminated.

Contact Information

By Mail
3801 Hulen Suite 101
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

By Phone

A promise of remembrance.

Henry L. Payne


Length of Service:
10 Years

Date of Injury:
December 12, 1932

Date of Death:
December 12, 1932

Location of Incident:
University Drive at Park Place

Firefighter Payne was killed while riding on the rear of a fire truck responding to a vehicle fire in icy weather. As the truck rounded the corner from University onto Park Place, the rear of the truck skidded and struck a curb. Payne was thrown from the truck into a concrete post. He suffered massive head injuries and died a short time later at a local hospital.

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