Among the Buffs

Issue 11 and Volume 112.

Among the Buffs DEPARTMENTS BUFF Arthur S. Hall of the Box 4 Associates, Worcester, Mass., reports on an activity of that organization which other fire fan clubs might follow. The club is playing a major role in converting Woreester’s oldest fire house into a museum. The 123-year-old fire station at 21 Exchange Street has long been retired from active service and for years seemed to be eventually destined for the wrecker’s derrick. For slightly more than a year the Box 4 Associates had been using the building as a meeting place. Prior to being taken over by the buffs, the building had been allowed to fall into disuse and only housed an old hand fire tub. Not long ago, the Box 4 Associates voted to turn the station into a fire museum. Philip B. Hensen, chairman of a committee which studied the possibility of converting the fire bam, said the…

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