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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

July 13, 2010

BABY RESCUE - 2010

Photo: Television footage from Daily Mail
On July 12, 2010, a passerby rescued a baby from a fire that engulfed the top floors of a 16-story apartment building in Southwest London, according to the BBC and the Evening Standard. More than 100 firefighters attended the 20-pump incident at Madingley, Saint Peters Road, Kingston. There were no serious injuries. The fire was the second 20-pump incident in three days for the London Fire Brigade.