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  • 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

    News
    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

    News
    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.


  • Murder Conviction Allowed in Del. LODD

    News
    Posted: November 20th, 2009

    A Delaware Superior Court judge ruled this morning that Paramedic Michelle Smith was acting as a firefighter when she was killed by a driver while tending to an injured man on the side of a highway late last year, according to The News Journal. The ruling allowed paraplegic Joseph Taye -- who had been using a stick to work the vehicle's pedals -- to be found guilty of first-degree murder for his role in the Dec. 20, 2008 incident on U.S.


  • Commentary: Remembering Michelle Smith

    News
    Posted: July 31st, 2009

    A new Delaware law was created to address EMS personnel who are struck, injured, and killed on the highways of the First State.


  • NVFC Mourns Loss of Longtime Advocate

    News
    Posted: July 20th, 2009

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has reported the death of one of their founding members and longtime board members, E. James Monihan.