Recent News From Station 87

  • Higgins Service

    Feb 14, 2021

    Update Information: 2/16/21 The Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept. was notified that Past Chief WILLIAM E. ‘Pinky’ Higgins passed on February 12, 2012. Chief Higgins joined the SVFD on September 25, 1963, and quickly became a very active member. Pinky was very active in the Sussex County and Delaware fire service, serving as president of the Sussex County Fire chiefs Association and the Delaware State Fire Chiefs Association. Chief Higgins was also employed with the Seaford Police Department, as well as being a role model for many fire fighting families in Seaford. In 1980 Chief Higgins perused his fire fighting career moving to Salisbury, Maryland to the job of Deputy Chief and eventually serving as Chief of the department. The SVFD and many surrounding departments mourn the loss of Chief William Higgins. *********************** Update Information: 2/16/21 Funeral Arrangements For Past Chief William "Pinky" Higgins: At Emmanual Wesleyan Chruch 217 Beaglin Park Drive Salisbury, Maryland. Friday: 19 February Viewing: 1800-2000 Saturday: 20 February: Viewing: 0930-1100 1100-1200: Service 1215 -Procession of family and fire service personnel will travel from Salisbury to Odd Fellows Cemetery in the City of Seaford where Chief Higgins will be laid to rest. This is a Full Firefighter Funeral. Please refer back to this page for any updates.

  • Motor Vehicle Crash with Entrapment

    Jun 16, 2020

    6/16/20 Seaford Fire and ALS were dispatched to an MVC on German Rd.

  • Structure Fire

    Jun 14, 2020

    6/14/2020; Shed Fire with Upgrade to Structure Fire

  • Carlton B. “Spuck” Bennett

    Jun 10, 2020

    It is with extreme sadness that the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department announces the passing of 63 year member, Carlton B. "Spuck" Bennett. Spuck was Past President, Past Chief, President Emeritus, and Life Member of the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department. In Sussex County he was Past President of the County Firemen’s Association and the Fire Chief’s Association. In the State of Delaware and Delmarva he served two terms on the Delaware State Fire Prevention Commission, one of those terms a Commission Chairman. In 1990 he was elected as President Emeritus of the Delaware Volunteer Firemen’s Association and served for many years as Chairman of the State Fire Prevention Program. He was inducted into the Delmarva Fireman’s Association Hall of Fame in 1991. Spuck served on many committees in Seaford, Sussex County and the DVFA. He will be missed. Arrangements will follow as they are completed. Please keep the Bennett and the Seaford Fire Department families in your thoughts and prayers.

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Recent Incidents

  • Thu Jun, 17 2021 @ 12:27

    Nature: Medical Emergency

    City: Seaford

  • Thu Jun, 17 2021 @ 12:15

    Nature: Medical Emergency

    City: Seaford

  • Thu Jun, 17 2021 @ 11:52

    Nature: Medical Emergency

    City: Seaford

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Fire Calls:
Jan - 59 Feb - 74 Mar - 56 Apr - 78 May - 83 June - 0
July - 0 Aug - 0 Sept - 0 Oct - 0 Nov - 0 Dec - 0
2021 - 350 2020 - 747 2019 - 735 2018 - 794 2017 - 743 2016 - 640

EMS Calls:
Jan - 360 Feb - 278 Mar - 301 Apr - 269 May - 324 June - 0
July - 0 Aug - 0 Sept - 0 Oct - 0 Nov - 0 Dec - 0
2021 - 1532 2020 - 3324 2019 - 3548 2018 - 3546 2017 - 3499 2016 - 3276

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