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 a Master’s Degree in Emergency Service Management 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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Sta. 12 Building Progress

Alarm Stats

Jan 368
July 366
Feb 318
Aug 358
Mar 292
Sep 340
Apr 257
Oct 354
May 301
Nov 324
Jun 369
Dec 362
Year Totals:
2020 - 4009
2019 - 4192
2018 - 3797
2017 - 3574

EMS Stats

Jan 999
July 941
Feb 816
Aug 889
Mar 855
Sep 914
Apr 724
Oct 819
May 792
Nov 814
Jun 952
Dec 1015
Year Totals:
2020 - 10530
2019 - 10912
2018 - 11099
2017 - 10722


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