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About the Museum

 The society has an executive board, from which a president, vice president, treasurer and secretary are elected.

 It has no paid staff. Members and volunteers preform most work; jobs which include assembling displays, researching topics or individuals, giving tours, cleaning and maintaining the museum.

 The mission of the museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit and provide access to information and artifacts relating to firefighting in Buffalo, New York, the Buffalo Fire Department, fire safety and prevention; and to teach the public about these goals.

 The museum continues to maintain and expand its collection of artifacts and information about firefighting in Buffalo, New York and the Buffalo Fire Department.

 Funding for the museum comes from membership dues, donations from individuals and grants.

 The museum welcomes many individuals and groups each year for tours, lectures and demonstrations. Members are available to do research for visitors seeking information about relatives who served in the Buffalo Fire Department.