Shane Truitt

~~Shane Truitt was hired in December of 2011. Shane joined the fire service in 1996 with the Roxana Vol. Fire Company in Sussex County as a junior member leaving in 2003 as he moved to the Bethany Beach area. Shane joined the Bethany Beach Fire Company in July of 2003, Shane has been promoted thru the ranks from Lieutenant and currently holds the Deputy Chief position since 2014. Shane holds many Pro Board certifications such as Firefighter I and II, Fire Officer I, II, and III, Emergency Vehicle Operator pumper, aerial, and mobile water supply, Haz Mat awareness, operations, and Technician, Incident Safety Officer, Haz Mat Safety Officer, Haz Mat Branch Safety Officer, Fire Instructor I, II, and III. Shane also holds an Associate’s degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Administration concentrated in fire investigations from Columbia Southern University, and Currently obtaining a Master’s Degree in Emergency Service Management set to graduate in June of 2018 from Columbia Southern University. Shane also was inducted into the National Society of Leadership and success in 2016 at Columbia Southern University. Shane has been married for 12 years to his wife Michelle and resides in Ocean View, Delaware in Sussex County. Shane also has 10 year old triplets 2 sons and a daughter, and a 2 year old son. In November of 2015 Shane was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to D platoon.

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Tue, Jul 17, 2018 Company Meeting
Tue, Jul 24, 2018 Ladies Auxiliary Meeting
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 NCCAA Meeting
Thu, Aug 2, 2018 NCCFCA Meeting


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Alarm Stats

Jan 329
July 0
Feb 264
Aug 0
Mar 318
Sep 0
Apr 304
Oct 0
May 333
Nov 0
Jun 329
Dec 0
Year Totals:
2018 - 1877
2017 - 3574
2016 - 3363
2015 - 3419

EMS Stats

Jan 973
July 0
Feb 974
Aug 0
Mar 722
Sep 0
Apr 805
Oct 0
May 882
Nov 0
Jun 922
Dec 0
Year Totals:
2018 - 5278
2017 - 10722
2016 - 10248
2015 - 10232


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