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

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

JEFFERSON SCHOOL - 1928


Jefferson School - destroyed by fire in 1928 - was located McCreight & Garfield. The Trump-Littleton Insurance Agency employed a photographer to document major fires in the City of Springfield as an advertising tool.