Buffs Have Many Ways Of Assisting Fire Service

Issue 4 and Volume 128.

Buffs Have Many Ways Of Assisting Fire Service features As we’ve said before, support from a well-organized, financially sound fire buff club can go far beyond food service on the fireground. Reports of this continue to come in. For example, we’ve mentioned how buffs have established fire service museums. Some are major tourist attractions. Others may be little known except to other buffs. But here’s one that will perhaps be unique—the Indianapolis Fire Buffs have agreed to set up and maintain a “fire fighters’ gallery” in the new $7 million Children’s Museum now being built in that city. About 6000 square feet of space will be available, enough to show off apparatus of which the fire buffs own several pieces dating back more than half a century. Clubs also help purchase new equipment for use today. In 1974, the 321 Association of Grand Rapids, Mich., began raising money on its…

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