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.

Paterson Riverside Station - Photo by Dr. Thomas Dayspring

Friday, November 13, 2015


Four-alarm fire at Paterson Lyceum theater at 125 Van Houten St. on March 22, 1931. Box 457 was transmitted just after midnight.