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  • Sutphen Announces New Dealer for DE, MD and VA

    Press Release
    Posted: December 10th, 2012

    Sutphen Corporation announced that Winstead’s Fire Equipment will be their new dealer in Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland.  Based out of Denton, Maryland, Winstead’s Fire Equipment is a full service dealership offering sales, service, parts, and repairs for your fire apparatus and EMS vehicles.  In business since 2008, Winstead’s also offers pump service and repair, pump testing, electrical repair, DOT inspections, and equipment mounting.  Winstead’s Fire Equipment Owner Chris...

  • For the Record 11/12

    Posted: November 1st, 2012

    Marion Body Works President Dies in Crash James M. Simpson, 51, the president and chief executive officer of Marion Body Works, was killed in a motor vehicle crash on Oct. 4. Simpson had been president and chief executive officer of the WI-based maker of fire and rescue apparatus for the past several years, sharing the control of the family...

  • IAAI Training Conference

    Press Release
    Posted: March 21st, 2012

    The International Association of Arson Investigators, Inc.  (IAAI) is holding its 63 rd Annual Training Conference at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, DE, April 22-27. IAAI offers the best week-long fire investigation training for arson investigators, fire personnel, insurance claims adjustors, SIU personnel and more. Reach your target audience of more than 500 professionals from around the world. The IAAI Expo area provides conference attendees with information on services and...

  • Delaware Firefighter Revived at Blaze

    Posted: July 6th, 2010

    A Seaford firefighter went into cardiac arrest on the Fourth of July at a blaze in Dewey Beach while assisting with fireworks coverage, according to WGMD Radio. The firefighter, described as a man around 60 years old, collapsed and an ambulance was able to make it through the traffic following a nearby fireworks display to transport him to Beebe Hospital. Crews responded to a reported fire on Clayton Street shortly after 11 p.m. and soon discovered fireworks had started a small fire...

  • Man Gets Life in Death of Delaware FF

    Posted: March 11th, 2010

    WILMINGTON, Del. -- A paraplegic who struck and killed Delaware City Firefighter/Paramedic Michelle Smith was sentenced to life in prison plus 26 years today, according to The News Journal.Smith was tending to an injured motorcyclist on Dec. 20, 2008 when she was hit by Joseph M. Taye Jr., who was operating his car's pedals with a stick.