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

Friday, May 15, 2009



Photo: Ohio Air National Guard

Senior Master Sgt. Douglas Drum, 178th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, participates in major accident exercise in April 2008. The Ohio Air National Guard provided aircraft firefighting and rescue service at city-owned Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport until 2011. The Springfield Fire-Rescue Division replaced the military firefighters.