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Residential Fire: S. Woodward Avenue - Roselle (Assist Elsmere FC)

Saturday, October 17, 1942
"FUEL OIL DRUMS EXPLODE IN $2,500 BLAZE IN ROSELLE" "Home of J.B. Tripple, Now in Army, Gutted By Blast in Basement" "5 Rural Companies Fight Flames for Two Hours; Cause is Undetermined" Special Thanks to Charles Stockman (EFC / WFD ret) for providing this article. (Hitchens)

Industrial Plant Fire: Lincoln Fibre and Specialty Company (Assist Minquas FC)

Monday, September 28, 1942
Industrial Plant Fire: Lincoln Fibre and Specialty Company, Newport (09-28-1942) (Assist Minquas FC)

Delaware Volunteer Firemen's Association (DVFA) Cancels Annual Convention Parade

Tuesday, February 24, 1942
State Volunteer Firemen to Omit Convention Parade

Residential Fire: Hog Swamp Road near Newport (Assist Minquas FC)

Thursday, January 15, 1942
"Ruins of Fire Swept House Near Newport. $3,500 Bungalow Razed by Flames. E.F. Wolfe Family Homeless as Fire Leaves House Pile of Smoking Ruins." - Every Evening Newspaper (The News Journal)

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)

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