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)
"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..."
"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."