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Residential Fire with a Entrapment / Fatality: The Cedars

Sunday, April 15, 1962
On 15 April 1962, the Cranston Heights Fire Company #1 was dispatched to a Residential (House) Fire with a Subject Trapped / Fatality in The Cedars Development. This Incident resulted in the death of Thomas Davis, 70. Story from Associated Press (D.R. Hitchens)

Multi-Residential Fire: Woodlawn Apartments

Friday, December 23, 1960
On 23 December 1960 the Cranston Heights Fire Company and the Elsmere FC were dispatched to the Woodlawn Apartments for a "Working" Multi-Residential Fire at the Woodlawn Park Apartments. (Hitchens)

41st Birthday to Be Celebrated By Cranston Heights Firemen

Friday, November 11, 1960
"CRANSTON HEIGHTS, Nov 11. -- Some 325 members and guests are expected to attend the fourty-first anniversary banquet of the Cranston Heights Fire Company tomorrow at 7p.m. in the fire hall on Kirkwood Highway..."

Fire Head Elected Eighth Time - Banquet Also Set at Cranston Heights

Wednesday, November 9, 1960
"CRANSTON HEIGHTS, Nov 9 -- Emmanuel J. Harkins was elected President of the Cranston Heights Fire Company for the eighth consecutive term at the annual election Monday night. Elected for their 14th consecutive terms were Chief Walter Knotts and First Assistant Chief Charles Sayers."

Cranston Heights Sailor Honored: Raymond M. Piazza

Monday, August 28, 1950
Cranston Heights Sailor Honored (Raymond M. Piazza) (28 August 1950)

Residential Fire: Brookland Terrace

Saturday, July 15, 1950
Residential Fire - Front Porch Fire: 714 Hillside Avenue, Brookland Terrace (07-15-1950)

Firemen Plan Carnival at Cranston Heights

Wednesday, July 12, 1950
Firemen Plan Carnival at Cranston Heights

Commercial Structure Fire: Vicmead Hunt Club (Assist Talleyville FC)

Saturday, December 31, 1949
Commercial Structure Fire: Vicmead Hunt Club (Assist Talleyville FC) (Incident: 31 December 1949) (Article: 2 January 1950)


Structure Fire: New Castle County Workhouse (Rt-2 and Rt-41)

Monday, December 23, 1946
On 23 December 1946, at approximately 1400 hours, the Cranston Heights Fire Company along with the Elsmere FC and Mill Creek FC were dispatched for a Structure Fire at the New Castle County Workhouse. The NCC Workhouse was a Prison Complex once located at Kirkwood Highway (Route-2) and Newport Gap Pike (Route-41).

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