American LaFrance Fire Museum
North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center
4975 Centre Pointe Dr., North Charleston, SC 29418
Tours and exhibits allow visitors a glimpse into the life of a firefighter and the changes and advancements that have occurred in fire fighting throughout time. The museum is filled with one of a kind fire vehicles and antique fire equipment, which date back to the mid 1700's.
Army Fire Trucks
Fire Trucks and Equipment used by the U.S. Army and Army Air Corps just before and during the 2nd World War.
Buffalo Fire Apparatus Database
ODHFS member Pete West has worked with the SPAAMFAA webmaster to develop an online searchable database for Buffalo Fire Apparatus. Check it out!
Car Club Council of Central Virginia
Welcome to the web site of the Car Club Council of Central Virginia. The CCCCVA was founded in 1995. Currently there are 51 member clubs and organizations plus individual (associate) members. ODHFS is a member of the CCCCVA.
Crown Firecoach Enthusiasts
A club dedicated to the collection, preservation and restoration of Crown Firecoach Apparatus and the Southern California Chapter, SPAAMFAA.
Engine Co.4 Substation
A collection of antique fire apparatus owned by a Life Member of Brentwood MD Volunteer Fire Department. The owner operates the apparatus at various Parades and Exhibits in Maryland and Virginia. Paul is also a member of the ODHFS.
Federal City Fire
The Fire Photography website of ODHFS Member (Northern Region) Chris Oliphant that includes photos of antique and modern fire apparatus and pics from various musters and parades. Check it out!
Fire Museum of Maryland
The Fire Museum of Maryland is one of the largest fire museums in America. Located in Lutherville, MD (Baltimore County), the Museum is a leading institution in preserving, restoring and interpreting the history of the urban fire service in the U.S.. The Museum was founded in 1971 and houses a world-class collection of historic hand engines, horse-drawn, steam-powered and motorized vehicles. Exhibits include firefighting tools, antique toys, Great Baltimore Fire of 1904, a working Fire Alarm Office, and a Children's Discovery Room. We feature curriculum-based educational tours in science, history, and technology. Meeting rooms, party rentals, and antique vehicle rentals are available.
FIRE TRUCKS AT WAR
This site is dedicated to Army Firefighters and the Fire apparatus they used.
FireHydrant.org is the largest and fastest growing fire hydrant resource on the Web!
Fireman's Hall Museum
Fireman's Hall Museum, located in a restored firehouse in the heart of Philadelphia's historic Old City district, is one of the nation's premier fire museums. Here, the history and heroic moments of Philadelphia firefighting, both past and present, are celebrated through the museum's exhibits, public programs and award ceremonies. Owned by the City of Philadelphia, the museum is operated by the Philadelphia Fire Department and supported by the Philadelphia Fire Department Historical Corporation.
A fire apparatus photographer trading community for pictures of fire apparatus, fire scenes, and anything else related to the fire service. All are welcome to join. Excellent site!
Frederick County (MD) Fire & Rescue Museum and Preservation Society, Inc.
The museum is located at 300 South Seton Avenue in Emmitsburg,MD, 2 blocks north of the National Emergency Training Center and the National Fire Academy.
Our mission is to protect, preserve and display the artifacts of the history and tradition of the fire and rescue service of Frederick County, Maryland. With the purchase of the first fire engine by the City of Frederick in 1764, fire protection has been consistently provided to the citizens of our county.
Hall of Flame Fire Museum
The Hall of Flame Fire Museum and the National Firefighting Hall of Heroes, located in Phoenix, Arizona, has almost an acre of fire history exhibits, with over 90 fully restored pieces of fire apparatus on display, dating from 1725 to 1969.
Handtub Junction, USA
"Dedicated to those Gallant Machines of Old" - Hand Pumped Fire Engines
Information, photos and database about more than 100 mostly American builders of hand fire engines from the 1600's through 1900; some built one engine; others built hundreds.
International Fire Buff Associates
"To serve as a common ground for Fire Buffs, active in promoting the general welfare of Fire Departments, allied emergency services, their officers and members."
Metro Richmond Flying Squad
The Metro Richmond Flying Squad is an all-volunteer group of members who provide support to our area first responders. Our members consist of current and former firefighters, police officers, business owners and citizens of the Metro Richmond, VA area.
Shenandoah Valley Chapter of the American Truck Historical Society
The Shenandoah Valley Chapter is an active part of the American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) and is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of historical vehicles and artifacts related to the trucking industry.
The chapter meets on the fourth Monday of odd numbered months. The meetings are held at The Golden Corral Restaurant on Rte. 33 in Harrisonburg, VA. Changes to the meeting schedule will posted in the club newsletter The Gear Grinders’ Gazette. Persons interested in joining the Shenandoah Valley Chapter or learning more about us are invited to come to the Golden Corral, have a good meal and see what we are all about.
The Shenandoah Valley Chapter hosts an annual antique truck and tractor show in May at the Bridgewater Lawn Party Grounds in Bridgewater, VA.
The Shenandoah Valley Chapter in conjunction with the Mason-Dixon Chapter in Maryland and the Susquehanna Valley Chapter in Pennsylvania hosts the Tri-State Antique Show held each year in Winchester, VA. For more info go to: http://www.tri-state-antiquetruckshow.com
SmugMug Photo site of ODHFS Member Mike Sanders
Our own Mike Sanders shares some of his fire and rescue apparatus photographs. Currently, Loudoun County, Virginia and Winchester City/Frederick County, Virginia are primarily represented. Additional locations will be added in the future. These photographs are a digital image roster of sorts.
THE FDNY FIRE FAMILY TRANSPORT FOUNDATION
Dedicated to helping the Fire Family in its time of need by providing transportation to the families of injured, ill or deceased New York City Firefighters. Also dedicated to promoting the greater good of the New York City Fire Department.
The Fire Mark Circle of the Americas (FMCA)
The Circle is an organization of people interested in fire marks and other reminders of the early days of insurance. The object is to bring together people interested in the origin and history of insurance companies, their fire marks, fire brigades and fire fighting equipment, firemen's badges, medals and tokens, old insurance company signs and all that pertains to the past of insurance... for the purpose of exchanging, recording information, and for the preservation of relics of the early days of insurance.
The Fire Museum Network
The Fire Museum Network is a nonprofit entity which provides a means
for networking among fire museums and promotes the interests of
those dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting
the artifacts, history, and traditions of the fire service.