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, October 02, 2009


Photo: Springfield Fire-Rescue Division
Duty chief's car on the ramp at Station No. 1.


Photo: Springfield News-Sun
This is a Springfield News-Sun photo of a house fire at Southern Avenue and South Plum Street on Oct. 1, 2009. Two families escaped from the flames, the News-Sun reported. Engine 8 is at the hydrant.