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Gasoline Fuel Tanker Fire: Shellhorn & Hill (Assist Elsmere FC)

Tuesday, October 25, 1988
Elsmere, Five Points and Cranston Heights Fire Companies responded. They requested assistance from the Wilmington Fire Dept. Chemical 7 (a large capacity foam unit) A large gasoline fuel tanker caught fire during fuel transfer. The pump behind the tractor was being operated to transfer the fuel. The driver was seriously burned but sadly eventually died from his injuries. Photos courtesy: Joseph Catalogna, photographer unknown. Story By: Tim Wildey - WFD Retired (D.R. Hitchens)

Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC): Kennett Pike (Rt-52) at Powder Mill Square

Friday, August 1, 1986
On xx August 1986 at xxxx hours, the Cranston Heights Fire Company (Station-14) was dispatched for a Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) on Kennett Pike (Rt-52) in the area of Powder Mill Square. (Hitchens)


Industrial Plant Fire: Doeskin Plant in Rockland (Assist Talleyville FC)

Wednesday, May 1, 1974
Industrial Plant Fire: Doeskin in Rockland, Stations-25, 16, 14 (14-5 in Photograph) (Hitchens)



Commercial Structure Fire: Michener Brothers Truck Dealers (Garage)

Sunday, June 17, 1962
Commercial Structure Fire: Michener Brothers Truck Dealers Garage (17 June 1962)

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..."

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