2019 March & April Training Update

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The training division continues to strive to improve our staffs knowledge by keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different training’s consisting of various online courses and challenging hands on training. In the months of March and April we have focused our crew training’s on several different topics that range from, ladders, hose deployment,… Read more »

GTFD Job Posting 2019

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Hiring List – Job Posting Firefighter/EMT Salary Range: $31,000 to $37,000 Hours: 24 on 48 off Shift Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance Prerequisites Listed Below Mandatory Firefighting Experience Hazardous Materials Awareness Firefighter I/II (within 365 days of hire) Hazardous Materials Operations (within 365 days of hire) Twenty-One (21) Years of Age by date of… Read more »

February 2019 Training Update

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The training division continues to strive to improve our staffs knowledge by keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different training’s consisting of various online courses and challenging hands on training. In the month of February we have focused our crew training’s on several different topics that range from, ladders, hose deployment, drivers training,… Read more »

Training update January 2019

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The training division continues to work hard in January by keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different training’s. We have completed our annual SIDS, Bloodborne Pathogens and Autism training, we have sent staff to an EMT class hosted by Scott Memorial Hospital and EMS. The crews have had training’s on cold weather pump maintenance, SOP/ SOG review,… Read more »

November/December 2018 Training Update

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The training division has been hard at work the past few months keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different training’s.  Crew training’s have been on pump operations, water supply, engine company operations, SCBA’s, hose advancement, EMS, and drivers training  just to name a few. Our training’s have been built around strengthening our basic… Read more »

August/ September 2018 Training Update

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The training division has been hard at work in August and September keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different training’s.  We have sent staff to the Company Officer Academy, the Art of Reading Building Construction, as well as Truck and Engine Company Operations training with the Northern Ohio F.O.O.L.s.  We also concluded a… Read more »

July 2018 Training Update

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The training division continues to strive to improve our staffs knowledge by keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different training’s. In the month of July we have focused our crew training’s on pumping operations, ladders, nozzle work, hose deployment, drivers training, engine company operations, and street familiarization just to name a few. Moreover,… Read more »

June 2018 Training Update

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The training division continues to strive to improve our staffs knowledge by keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different training’s. In the month of June GTFD staff have participated in Fire Investigation training at Fort Knox, a review of the Charleston 9 incident, and assisted GTPD with SIDS, Heroin, Child Abuse, and Hazmat… Read more »

Training Update May 2018

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The training division has been hard at work in May keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different training’s.  Crew training’s have been on pump operations, water supply, engine company operations, SCBA’s, hose advancement, EMS, and drivers training  just to name a few. Our training’s have been built around strengthening our basic fundamentals and… Read more »

April 2018 Training Update

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The training division has been hard at work in April keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different training’s.  We have sent staff to FDIC 2018 in Indianapolis as well as Heavy Extrication training with the Northern Ohio F.O.O.L.s.  Crew training’s have been on pump operations, water supply, engine company operations, SCBA’s, hose advancement,… Read more »

March 2018 Training Division Update

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The training division has been hard at work in March keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different training’s. We have sent 3 members to an Instructor II/III class hosted by Greenville Township Volunteer Fire Dept., 4 staff members to Jasper Fire School for classes in Extrication, Strategy and Tactics, and Module A (Mandatory Firefighter). Crew… Read more »

Do you have what it takes to be a Volunteer Firefighter?

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Do you have the courage to act?  The ability to perform?  To be the one running into an emergency when everyone else is running out? If so then become a volunteer firefighter.  The Georgetown Township Fire Protection District is looking for motivated individuals with strong morals and integrity to join our team.  You will get… Read more »

February 2018 Training Update

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GTFD staff has been busy in the month of February with a multitude of different training’s. We completed training on Swiftwater Rescue Operations to ensure our skills were sharp, drivers training for new engineer’s on different apparatus, and on our new E-tools from Genesis for extrication.  These are battery operated tools for extrication (cutting, spreading,… Read more »

Tanker 28

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Tanker 28 is a 2017 Kenworth that has a 1500 GPM waterous pump and carries 2200 gallons of water.  It responds out of  Station 2 as a water supply shuttle for non-hydrant areas but it can also be used as a Class A Pumper if the need arises.

Training Update January 2018

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The training division continues to work hard in January by keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different trainings. We have completed our annual SIDS, Bloodborne Pathogens and Autism training, sent staff to an EMT class hosted by Scott Memorial Hospital and EMS,  the Ohio Fools Survival Summit for Tactics on Tap as well as Thermal Imaging, and… Read more »

Creative Training for a cold day

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January 2018: Firefighters get creative for training on a cold day. Working on air management and radio communication the crew puts together a lego fire truck by flashlight and on air. Instructions on how to assemble the lego fire truck are given over the radio from a different room

November/ December 2017 Training Update

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The training division continues to strive to improve our staffs knowledge by keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different trainings. In the months of November and December GTFD staff have participated in  Water on the Fire class, Car Seat Certification, Extrication, and Thermal Imaging. We continue to train and improve on pumping operations,… Read more »

October 2017 Training

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The training division has once again been hard at work keeping our staff busy this past month. We have staff currently enrolled in a Fire Investigator 1 course as well as staff that has just completed the program.  This will capability will give added manpower to our Arson Investigator.  Crew trainings have been on hose… Read more »

September 2017 Training Update

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The training division has been hard at work in September keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different trainings. We have had staff attend Street Smart Extrication, assist with Harrison Township Fire’s Module A class,  and IDHS Fire Investigation I certification class.  Crew trainings have been on building construction, ventilation, vehicle stabilization, water supply,… Read more »

August 2017 Training Update

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The training division has been hard at work in August keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different trainings. We have had staff attend Barn Boss Leadership, Firefighting Principles and Practices, and the Fire Investigation Conference.  Crew trainings have been on building construction, ventilation, vehicle stabilization, water supply, engine company operations, truck company operations,… Read more »

May 2017 Training Division Update

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The training division continues to strive to improve our staffs knowledge by keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different trainings.  In the month of May GTFD staff have participated in Howell Rescue’s Crash Course, a Supporting Heros training, had a Lieutenant with the district assist instructing on engine company operations at the Oath… Read more »