Looking Back 50 years
Fire Report for July 1-7, 1960
July 1 Ed Davison reported he put out a grass fire on East Park next to Kaegebein School
July 2 - 9 a.m. Person at 2521 West River reported going to burn rubbish (next to Sawdeys)
July 3 10 p.m. Call from William Hennigars house. Water softener out of order. Referred them to plumber (Hennigars away, caretaker called)
July 4 9:20 a.m. Inquiry about fireworks for July 4
July 4 noon Inquire about fireworks
July 4 1:30 p.m. Call about fireworks
July 4 4-4:30 p.m. Four more calls about fireworks
July 4 4:30-6 p.m. Four more calls fireworks Some asked about a carnival, field day, etc.
July 4 6-7:25 p.m. Six calls, fireworks, carnival
July 4 - Art Haller reported fire works at Lodge, sponsored by Tonawanda Jr. C of C
July 4 8-8:30 p.m. Seven calls fireworks
July 4 11:35 p.m. Art Haller reported fire truck back from fire works display
July 6 8:45 Call for fire extinguisher from Grand Isle Marine boat burning in river. Art Haller and George Downs responded to call - $7500 boat owned by Robert Gammage, East River Road, burned and sunk.
July 6 5:30 p.m. Alma McTigue said John Pedlow to burn rubbish Reported in June