UPDATED ON 8/4/2022

Posted 2/9/2022
IFBA-SPAMFAA Convention June 22-25.
Click the links below for the registration form and that packet that has information and times on all the events.
Convention Registration Form - Registration Packet & Events

The Box 52 Association is proud to have member and Cambridge Assistant Chief Gerry Mahoney named as the 2016 Fire Buff of the Year and have the Box 52 Website named 2016 Website of the Year by the International Association of Fire Buffs.

It is with deep regret that the officers and directors of the Box 52 Association announce the passing of Life Member Al Bowers.
BOWERS, Albert K. Jr. Principle Fire Alarm Operator, Boston Fire Dept., retired, of Norwood, formerly of Needham, August 1, 2022. Beloved husband of the late Carol Ann (Broderick) Bowers. Father of Karen A. McCue of Norwood, Shawn M. and Kevin A. Bowers, both of Florida. Grandfather of Christina and Sydney McCue. Brother of Robert Bowers of Arizona. Also survived by his former wife Erin (O'Neil). Visiting Hours in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1352 Highland Ave., NEEDHAM, on Thursday, August 4th from 4-7pm. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Church, 1360 Highland Ave., Needham, on Friday at 10am. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers, donations in Al's name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 2523 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For obit, directions or to share a memory of Al, visit Eaton Funeral Home 781-444-0201

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NEWSBox 52 news and other tid bits
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SPECIAL FEATURESSpecial Features including photos from our fantastic bus trips and the Toronto Firebuffs Newsletters
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BOSTON FIRE OF 1872 Box 52, where the organization got its start
IFBA CONSTITUTION/BYLAWS International Fire Buffs Association Constitution and Bylaws (PDF File)
SENIORITY LISTList of Members in order of seniority
UPDATED 5/29/21
IN MEMORIAM List of members that are no longer with us, but will always be remembered
UPDATED 7/18/21
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