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, November 24, 2011

XENIA - 1974

Photos: Ohio History
Scenes of April 3, 1974 tornado that swept Xenia and killed 32 people. Springfield, Dayton and other communities sent mutual aid.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011


Photo: WHIO-TV
New Carlisle Fire Department's Quint 2 at the scene of a ruptured natural gas line along State Route 235 on Oct. 12, 2011. The line snapped below the shutoff valve, WHIO-TV reported.