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

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

LEVY SILK MILL - 1910

Photo: patersonfirehistory.com
On July 2, 1910, Box
456 was transmitted for the Levy Silk Mill and Manhattan Ribbon at Bridge and River streets in Paterson. No serious injuries were reported. About 100 workers lost their jobs.