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.

Friday, January 10, 2014


 Photo: Glasgow University Library
 On Oct. 28, 1961, fire gutted the Metropole Theatre on Stockwell Street, Glasgow. Opened in 1862 as the Scotia Music Hall, the building featured a 160-foot foyer that opened into a music hall lined with dark polished wood.