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2015 IFBA Convention

2015 IFBA Convention

The 2015 IFBA Convention (the 63rd annual meeting) will be held in Hartford, CT on August 12th to the 15th 2015. Click here for more details

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IFBA’s 62nd Annual Meeting

IFBA’s 62nd Annual Meeting

The 2014 IFBA Convention will be in Dallas, Texas from September 2 – 6 DOUBLETREE by HILTON HOTEL DALLAS CAMPBELL CENTRE 8250 N. Central Expressway Dallas, Texas 75206-1888, USA TEL: 1-214-691-8700 FAX: 1-214-706-0187

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Where did the term “Fire Buffs” come from?

Where did the term “Fire Buffs” come from?

In the early 1800′s, firefighters wore heavy coats made of buffalo hide. These coats, and then the men who wore them, were called ‘buffs’. In time, the term came to mean people who are firefighting enthusiasts, collectors of firefighting memorabilia, and those that go to,…

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