buffalo fire department

Remembering Two Fallen Buffalo Firefighters
It was seven years ago today, August 24, 2009, that two Buffalo firefighters were killed in the line of duty when the floor of a deli on Genesee Street fell in on them. Lieutenant Chip McCarthy and firefighter Jonathan Croom were searching for someone reported trapped inside.  Turns out, t…
Remembering Two Fallen Buffalo Firefighters
It was three years ago today, August 24, 2009, that two Buffalo firefightes were killed in the line of duty when the floor of a deli on Genesee Street fell in on them. Lieutenant Chip McCarthy and firefighter Jonathan Croom were searching for someone reported trapped inside.  Turns out, th…
Dale’s Daily Data: Buffalo Fire Department
After the rebuilding of the village of Buffalo after it was burned by the British during the War of 1812, village officials thought it might be a good idea to have a fire department in place.  The history of the Buffalo Fire Department is older than the city itself...