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Gold Badge Presented to Wife of Fire Chief (Mrs. Robert S. Croes)

Friday, May 17, 1940
Gold Badge Presented to Wife of Fire Chief

CHFCo. Engine Overturns at Lancaster Avenue & Union Street

Monday, February 23, 1931
CHFCo. Engine Overturns at Lancaster Avenue & Union Street responding to a False Alarm of Fire (Hitchens)

Mushroom House Fire: Limestone Road near Hockessin

Tuesday, February 18, 1930
On 18 Feburary 1930 the Cranston Heights Fire Company was dispatched along with the Elsmere FC, prior to the Hockessin Fire Company being Established in1936, with a "Working" Mushroom House Fire... "on Limestone Road, near Hockessin". (Hitchens)

Garage, Automobile Fire: Cranston Heights

Tuesday, January 21, 1930
On 21 January 1930, in the "early...morning" at "about 3 o'clock" the Cranston Heights Fire Company responded to the garage of William H. Lord in which his car was stored. (Hitchens)

Unknown Structure Fire: Christiana (circa: 1928)

Sunday, January 1, 1928
Taken from the Christiana Fire Company Museum: " A fire in the late 1920's in Christiana" Pictured is the 1926 Seagrave from Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company of Newark and the 1923 United States Fire Apparatus from the Cranston Heights Fire Company, assisting the Christiana Fire Company. Their Pumper (not pictured) is located at a nearby creek. (Hitchens)

Three (Cranston Heights FCo) Firemen Killed As Fire Engine Overturns

Friday, January 15, 1926
Three Firemen Killed As Fire Engine Overturns By International News Service Wilmington, Del., Jan. 16 - Article Courtesy of Dennis R. Hitchens (CHFCo. Historical Committee Chairman)

Cranston Heights Fire Company #1 Marching Band

Thursday, October 15, 1925
Cranston Heights Fire Company #1 Marching Band being lead by the CHFCo. Fire Chief Robert S. Croes Taken on 15 October 1925 (Location Unknown) This photograph is courtesy of Past Fire Chief George E. Lamborn III (Hitchens)

CHFCo. First Fire Apparatus: Chemical Fire Engine - United States Fire Apparatus

Thursday, July 1, 1920
Taken from "The Evening Journal" Newspaper (TNJ) - Wilmington, Del.

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