The Midlands Fire Brigades Association (MFBA) was raised



The National Fire Brigades Union (NFBU) was founded with the MFBA forming the Midlands District


The Widows’ Orphans’ and Benevolent Fund was introduced – the first National Charity for Firefighters



Saw the founding of the Professional Fire Brigades Association (PFBA), membership drawn mainly from the then city, town and village fire brigades


The NFBU was incorporated as a Registered Company No 121413. The same number applies today



Following the end of WW1 and the founding of the Fire Brigade Union, the NFBU re-titled to become the National Fire brigades Association (NFBA)


The NFBA and PFBA amalgamated to form the British Fire Services Association