BFD Current Events!

Welcome to our Current Events page where we will post department training opportunities, current events, press releases, and much more.

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LT Warren coaching a new recruit up the aerial device!

Basic Fire Ground Operations (BFGO) was a SUCCESS!

The Bethel Fire Department completed its 2024 Basic Fire Ground Operations course. This course had nine recruits in attendance and covered the following topics: 

  • Fire Service Orientation and Department Expectations
  • Incident Command System (ICS/NIMS)
  • Turnout Gear and SCBA Use, Care, and Maintenance
  • Fire Behavior and Dynamics
  • Salvage and Overhaul Techniques
  • Ground Ladder Use and Maintenance
  • Ropes, Knots, and Hoisting Tools and Equipment
  • Fire Service Communications
  • Fire Hose and Appliances, Deployments, and Loads
  • Water Supply and Shuttle Operations