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.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015


Funeral procession for Paramedic Joshua Weissman, 33, of the Alexandria Fire Department, who died Feb. 9, 2012, from injuries sustained in the line of duty at a car fire on I-395 near Glebe Road.