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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

January 27, 2010

WORLD WAR I

Photo: Daily Telegraph
In a prelude to the Blitz of 1940, London contended with raids by German zeppelins and "aeroplanes" during World War I. About 800 Londoners died in the attacks.