Recent News From Station 87

  • Richard "Doc" Chaffinch

    Aug 21, 2021

    SVFD Sad to announce the passing of reserve member Richard "Doc" Chaffinch

  • Part Time EMT

    Jun 22, 2021

    SVFD is seeking EMT part time help!

  • 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.

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Recent Incidents

  • Mon Feb, 6 2023 @ 17:57

    Nature: Traffic Collision

    Address: West Stein Hwy and North Shipley St

    City: Seaford, DE 19973

  • Mon Feb, 6 2023 @ 16:48

    Nature: Medical Emergency

    City: Fox Glen

  • Mon Feb, 6 2023 @ 15:57

    Nature: Traffic Collision

    Location: Uncle Willies (71)

    Address: 50 North Market St

    City: Blades, DE 19973

Calls for Service

Fire Calls:
Jan - 78 Feb - 0 Mar - 0 Apr - 0 May - 0 June - 0
July - 0 Aug - 0 Sept - 0 Oct - 0 Nov - 0 Dec - 0
2023 - 78 2022 - 922 2021 - 941 2020 - 747 2019 - 735 2018 - 794

EMS Calls:
Jan - 350 Feb - 0 Mar - 0 Apr - 0 May - 0 June - 0
July - 0 Aug - 0 Sept - 0 Oct - 0 Nov - 0 Dec - 0
2023 - 350 2022 - 4210 2021 - 3926 2020 - 3324 2019 - 3548 2018 - 3546

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