Tag: Ladder Company 3

  • Harry J. Allebach

    Harry J. Allebach

    Harry J. Allebach was born on November 24, 1897, in Norristown, PA. He married Consuelo Elverson around 1917. According to the 1920 Census, they resided at 2913 High Street in East Camden, along with their daughter Frances, in his mother-in-law’s home. At that time, Harry worked as an electrician at a “car shop,” likely referring…

  • Changes Announced in Fire Department

    Changes Announced in Fire Department

    Camden Courier-Post – June 5, 1940 Truck Disbanded, Engine Company Created 13 Men Transferred Commissioner Mary W. Kobus yesterday announced a number of changes in the fire department, including the disbanding of Truck Company No. 4; creation of a new engine company No. 10, and the transfer of 18 officers and men, 12 of them…

  • 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…