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, November 15, 2016

FEEDING DETROIT - 1931

In 1931, members of the Detroit Fire Department served soup to the needy during the Great Depression from fire stations across the city, starting with Engine Co. 1.

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