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    • Fire fighters battling Westlake Hotel fire

    • Westlake Hotel (Rocky River, Ohio) -- Fire, 1962;Fires -- Ohio -- Rocky River;Hotels (Rocky River, Ohio) -- Fires and disasters;Rocky River (Ohio)
    • Scene from the front of the building on January 25, 1962, as fire fighters battled the roof top flames at the Westlake Hotel. The street was congested with traffic and pedestrians who stopped to watch the fire. Fire truck shown with ladders...
    • Madison board mulls Johnson's allegations

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; allegations; Chaffee, Norman C.; Johnson, Robert J.; Bugbee, Ken R.; Investigation; Investigations; Shoop, John E.; Walker, Gerald R.;...
    • Former Madison fire chief Robert Johnson gave the fire board of directors a list of 52 allegations against Captain Norman Chaffee upon his resignation.
    • Westlake fire pumper

    • Fire engines -- Ohio -- Westlake; Fire fighters -- Ohio -- Westlake; Fire departments -- Equipment and supplies; Westlake (Ohio)
    • The fire engine was the first real pumper, an Ahrens-Fox, and was purchased at a cost of $7,000. It was capable of pumping 980 gallons of water per minute. Members of the Westlake Fire Department gathered in front of the fire department garage in...
    • Madison Fire Board defends response time to emergencies

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Chaffee, Norm; Madison Village Council; Emergency response; Hathaway, Randy; Reese, Grace C.; Welsh, Charles A.; Reed, David; Collins,...
    • Madison Village Council members express concern over the Madison Fire District's response times to emergencies.
    • Patrolman saves 4 in Madison fire

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Varner, Robert; Johnson, Robert J.; Madison Township Police; Emergency response; Rescues; Lake Road; White, Bruce; White, Margaret; White,...
    • Thanks to patrolman Robert Varner's "gut feeling", a family of four was saved from a devastating fire.
    • Building Fire (Untitled)

    • Fire; Fire fighting; Fire fighters
    • Building on Fire; Sign on building reads "The General Cartage & Storage Co.; Moving; Cartage; Storage; Freight to and from all Depots; Expert Packers of Furniture; Only Padded Vans in the city; Furniture Stored in Individual Lockers" -- card front.
    • A century of firefighting

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Coville, Geraldine; Coville, Ralph; Madison Volunteer Fire Department; Bates, Chas; Behm, W.C.; Emington House; Saxton Street; River Street;...
    • According to Geraldine Coville, wife of firefighter Ralph Coville, the first organized fire department in Madison was started at the turn of the 20th Century.
    • Madison fire district's situation 'a mess'

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Welsh, Charles A.; Chaffee, Norm; Chaffee, Norman C.; Kingery, Mike; Johnson, Robert J.; Shannon, Scott; Resignations; Investigation;...
    • Once seemingly on the path to success, the Madison Fire District has hit a lot of snags, causing it to go downhill.
    • Chief's replacement to come from ranks

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Johnson, Robert J.; Welsh, Charles A.; Gerred, Theresa; Bugbee, Ken R. see also Bugbee, Kenneth; Klammer, Theodore R. see also Klammer, Ted;...
    • The Madison Fire District is considering replacing Chief Robert J. Johnson, who resigned, from within the district rather than finding an external candidate.
    • Madison will have full fire protection

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Anderson, Donald; Anderson, Elizabeth; Chaffee, Keith; Chaffee, Norm; Chaffee, Norman C.; Chaffee, Susan
    • The Madison Fire District approved two full time positions, with Donald Anderson and Keith Chaffee coming on board as full time firefighters.
    • Madison seeks volunteer fireman

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Welsh, Charles A.; Volunteers; Employees; Emergency response;
    • The Madison Fire District is looking for volunteer firemen so that their three fire stations are properly staffed.
    • Madison fire chief resigns post

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Chaffee, Norm; Chaffee, Norman C.; Resignations; Reed, David; Reed, David G.; Gerred, Theresa A.; Britton, Sam; Evangelista, Michael J.;...
    • Citing differences in opinion, Madison fire chief Norman Chaffee resigned after almost four years as chief.
    • Medal is urged for hero in blaze in Madison Twp.

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Rescues; Emergency response; Madison Township Police Department; Varner, Robert; Shetler, Howard S.; Johnson, Robert J.; Lake Road;...
    • Police patrolman Robert Varner is being recommended for a medal after saving the lives of four people in a fire.
    • Madison Twp. man questioned about fire at trailer park

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Arson; Lake County Jail; Walsh, Patrick J.; Lake County Prosecutor's Office; Szampas, Keri; Fairgrounds Trailer Park; Mentor Avenue; Lake...
    • A 22 year old man from Madison Township is being held in jail due to a possible connection with arson in Painesville Township.
    • Embattled Madison fire chief takes leave

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Johnson, Robert J.; Collins, Richard L.; Klammer, Ted; Welsh, Charles; Jerred, Theresa A.; Verdi, Brian; Largent, Bud; Kingery, Mike
    • Due to personal concerns between himself and the board, Madison Fire Chief Robert Johnson will take a leave of absence.
    • Madison Fire chief looks to the future

    • Madison (Ohio); Madison Fire District; Fire; Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire stations; Zilke, Walter; Zilke, Greg; Zilke, Linda; Zilke, Jodi; Zilke, Kevin; Rescues; Emergency response;
    • Walter Zilke, Madison District Fire Chief, discusses the importance of maintaining staff and resources throughout Madison.

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