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

Wednesday, November 05, 2014


On Nov. 5, 2014, fire destroyed a historic building housing the Tremont City post office on West Main Street. The mail was spared. “Everything was wet, but I was able to salvage all the mail and all the stamp stock,” Postmaster Brenda Body told the Springfield News-Sun.