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, September 11, 2012


Firefighters at Pentagon in September 2001 
“As painful as this day is and always will be, it leaves us with a lesson that no single event can ever destroy who we are, no act of terrorism can ever change what we stand for” - President Obama on 11th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

CLICK HERE for Arlington Fire Journal Account of 9/11/01

Photo: Stars and Stripes

Monday, September 10, 2012


Photo: ACFD Virtual Museum
It's September 1958. President Eisenhower is in the White House and this 1955 Ward LaFrance is ready to roll at Fire Station No. 5, Jefferson District.