Dewey officer recognized for actions during April fire

Jack Kane honored for saving six people from burning house
May 10, 2022

Dewey Beach Patrolman First Class Jack Kane was recognized by Gov. John Carney and Speaker of the House Rep. Pete Schwartzkopf, D-Rehoboth Beach, at an intimate ceremony May 3 at the governor’s office in Legislative Hall for his heroic actions in saving six people from a house fire.

Kane discovered the fire and saved residents and a dog from the blaze that began in the early morning hours of April 16 at 1902 Bayard Ave. and quickly spread to 124 and 122 Swedes St. Other than a minor burn Kane sustained to his hand during rescue efforts, no injuries were reported. 


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