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David E. Hook

Born: 3/19/1905

LODD: 1/16/1926

Burial:  King’s Assembly of God Church Cemetery, Marshallton, Delaware

Fire Company: Cranston Heights Fire Company

David E. Hook, age 20, was seriously injuried while responding to a alarm in Marshallton around 11 p.m. on the evening of January 15, 1926.  He died of his injuries the next day while on the operating table at Delaware Hospital.  Hook was one of three Cranston Heights firefighters who died when the engine they were on, skidded on ice while attempting to make a turn at Foard's Corner.  The engine careened into a tree before it overturned. 

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