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.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

CASPER



The city of Casper, Wyoming, protected in its early years by volunteers, hired its first paid fireman in 1912 at a salary of $100 per month.

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