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.

Friday, February 3, 2017

RUNS & WORKERS

Photo: Greeley Fire Dept.
Island Grove grandstand, Greeley - 1977


Photo: Poudre Valley Fire Authority
Fire in downtown Fort Collins, circa 1970s or 1980s


Photos: Wyoming State Archives
16th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming, date unknown, left. Cheyenne High School, Aug. 6, 1963, right.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

WEST HOTEL - 1975 & 1982



Fire visited the West Hotel, at 1337 California St. in Denver, in 1975 and 1982. On Dec. 30, 1975, a blaze damaged the fourth floor, top. On April 14, 1982, a fire injured about a dozen people, bottom.