Fire Apparats Preservation Award

Cranston Heights Fire Co.

for the restoration of their



American LaFrance


Type 91

Cranston Heights Fire Co. – Wilmington, DE

Powered by a American LaFrance Continental 6 cylinder gasoline engine. It is a 500gpm rotary gear pump with a 100gallon water tank. It was purchased new in 1931 by the department at a cost of $6500.00. In 1963 after 32 years of service it was retired and sold to a private owner. It was donated back to the company in 1976 and was restored back to its original condition by the membership.