Wednesday, March 3

U.S. Fire Administration Firefighter Fatality Notification - Wilmington, DE

You are subscribed to the U.S. Fire Administrations Firefighter Fatality Notice e-mail list

Please reply to this message if you are experiencing technical difficulty. For all other inquiries, please Contact USFA.

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Name: Brian P. Waynant, Sr.

Rank: Firefighter/Inspector

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 6

Date of Incident: 03/01/2010

Time of Incident: 2130hrs

Date of Death: 03/01/2010

Fire Department: Wilmington Fire Department

Address: 300 N Walnut ST, Wilmington, DE 19801

Fire Department Chief: Willie Patrick

Incident Description: Firefighter/Inspector Waynant died after being struck, while on foot, by an Amtrak train.

The City of Wilmington is assisting the Delaware State Police and Amtrak Police with the ongoing investigation of the incident. Additional information will be made available by the Delaware State Police which is the lead investigating agency on this case.

Incident Location: Area behind Meco Circle.

Funeral Arrangements: Pending

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Firefighter/Fire Inspector Brian P. Waynant, Sr., at

To date, 11 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 10 from incidents that occurred in 2010 and 1 from a previous year incident.  Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

The United States Fire Administration recommends everyone should have a comprehensive fire protection plan that includes smoke alarms, residential sprinklers, and practicing a home fire escape plan.

Follow USFA updates on Twitter

Update your subscriptions, modify your password or e-mail address, or stop subscriptions at any time on your Subscriber Preferences Page. You will need to use your e-mail address to log in. If you have questions or problems with the subscription service, please contact

This service is provided to you at no charge by the U.S. Fire Administration.

Privacy Policy | GovDelivery is providing this information on behalf of U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and may not use the information for any other purposes.

Bookmark and Share

U.S. Fire Administration · U.S. Department of Homeland Security · Emmitsburg, MD 21727 · (301) 447-1000