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.

Travis Jackson


Length of Service:
16 Years

Date of Injury:
July 31, 1973

Date of Death:
July 31, 1973

Location of Incident:
600 Commerce

Mount Olivet Cemetery

Travis Jackson died as a result of smoke inhalation after battling a four-alarm fire in the vacant Leland Hotel. Making numerous trips into the burning building, Jackson commented that the smoke was so thick that he couldn't see the flames. After making his final trip into the building, Jackson was carried out by fellow firefighters and emergency personnel to a waiting ambulance. He died several hours later at John Peter Smith Hospital.

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