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  • William H. Deitz

    William H. Deitz

    William Harry Deitz was born on May 16, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Frank C. Deitz and Caroline Deitz (née unknown). In June 1917, when William was just an infant, the family moved to 153 Maple Terrace in Merchantville, New Jersey, where they resided with William’s paternal grandfather, also named William H. Deitz. At that…

  • Chief Deitz Dies at City Fire Scene

    Chief Deitz Dies at City Fire Scene

    Camden Courier-Post – November 15, 1962 Second District Fire Chief [William] Harry Deitz, 52, a 25-year veteran in the Camden Fire Department, collapsed and died Wednesday night. Chief Deitz was directing operations at the home of Mrs. Bernice Fox, 41, at 33 Terrace Avenue, where a fire was burning in the cellar. The chief, who…

  • New Firemen Assigned for Two Platoons

    New Firemen Assigned for Two Platoons

    Camden Post-Telegram – December 30, 1920 Double Shift System Becomes Effective at 8 O’clock on Saturday Morning Saturday morning at 8 o’clock the two-platoon system of the Fire Department becomes effective. At that hour the first shift will go on duty and remain until 6 p.m. when the second squad goes on, remaining until 8…