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, January 21, 2011


Photo: Springfield Fire-Rescue Division
In October 2010, Box 27 Associates, the volunteer organization that assists firefighters at major blazes and disasters, celebrated its 75th anniversary. Box 27 operates from Fire Station No. 4 on Lagonda Avenue.