Basic Fire Ground Operations Course - Click to learn more

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