Fire Buffs promote the general welfare of the fire and rescue service and protect its heritage and history. Famous Fire Buffs through the years include New York Fire Surgeon Harry Archer, Boston Pops Conductor Arthur Fiedler, New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and - legend has it - President George Washington.


Ready to roll from Springfield Fire Headquarters on North Fountain Avenue

Thursday, December 06, 2007

YESTERDAY & TODAY

UPDATED APRIL 2008

YESTERDAY

Early 20th Century post card of old Central Engine House and the city's first motorized engine. (The firefighter seated closest to the camera appears to be Fire Chief Samuel Hunter.)

TODAY

SFD web site photo of Truck 5 at house fire on Pleasant Street in November 2007.