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 Edward VII, who maintained a kit at a London fire station.

"THE RESCUE" - 1855

"THE RESCUE" - 1855

February 15, 2008

EXPLOSION!

Photo: AFP
Six Pumps - Harrow
On Feb. 15, 2008, six engines and 30 firefighters responded to a report of a gas explosion at a row of flats in Harrow. ``A man suffering from serious burns was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews,'' the fire brigade said.