Reminder of Available Free Child Seat Inspection Station

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In partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and the Indiana Criminal Justice InstituteICJI), the Georgetown Twp. Fire District would like to remind child passenger seat owners of the free child seat pagep.inspection station available in their community. Proper child seat usage saves lives, and knowing how to install a child seat and when… Read more »

GTFPD Child Seat Safety Checks

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In partnership with the Automotive Safety Program, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI), GTFD announced today the upcoming 2015 Child Passenger Safety Week. The week promotes the importance of proper child seat safety, by raising awareness through a national and statewide ad campaign. Child Passenger Safety Week is… Read more »

June 2015 Training Update

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The training division continues to keep our staff busy in the month of June with a multitude of different trainings. We have 7 staff members that attended the Hazmat IQ Above the Line/ Below the Line training held at the Floyd County Government Center with other local departments and agencies. We also had Norfolk Southern… Read more »

May 2015 Training Update

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The training division continues to keep our staff busy in the month of May with a multitude of different trainings. We have completed CPR training at Highland Hills Middle School for approximately 400 seventh graders. We also had IDHS in to conduct a Crude Oil by rail training for GTFD and GTPD. We also have… Read more »

The Naming Of A Truck

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Georgetown Township Fire Protection District has recently taken ownership of a 105′ Smeal Ladder, the staff at GTFD worked long and hard to find such an outstanding value for a piece of equipment that is going to last this district for years to come.  The objective of the ladder, known as,”The Little Chief,” is to… Read more »

April 2015 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 trainings. We have begun our annual update of business preplans to assist us with knowing our business hazards, we have 1 member that has completed a train the trainer course for Ethanol Emergencies, we have 2… Read more »

March 2015 Training Update

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The training division has been hard at work in March keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different trainings. We have completed our CPR training for staff, sent 2 members to the Ohio State Fire Academy for Flow Path Management (train the trainer), 6 staff members to Jasper Fire School for classes in Instructor… Read more »

February 2015 Training Update

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The training division continues to keep our staff busy in the month of February with a multitude of different trainings. We have completed drivers training for our full time staff on Ladder 2 and have now placed that apparatus into service. We have two full time staff members that completed certified in Spirometer training so… Read more »

December 2014 Training Update

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The training division has been hard at work in December keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different trainings this month. We have sent members to the Hazmat IQ class to better understand Hazardous Material Emergencies. We have focused our crew training’s on swift water rescue, hose advancement, fire attack, drivers training, street familiarization,… Read more »

November 2014 Training Update

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The training division has been hard at work in October and November keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different trainings this month. We have completed our annual Minimum Standards, the annual agility test, using an ATV for search and rescue, hose advancement, fire attack, drivers training, street familiarization, extrication, and documentation just to… Read more »

October 2014 Training Update

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The training division has been hard at work keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different trainings this past month. We have completed our annual hose testing of all hose that we have. We worked on hose advancement, fire attack, drivers training, street familiarization, Pride and Ownership, extrication, and documentation. Moreover, we have begun… Read more »

September 2014 Training Update

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September 2014 Training Update The training division has been hard at work keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different trainings this month. We have two staff members that have taken and received state certification for Safety Officer class, implemented and trained on Triple Layer hose loads that we now use on our preconnect… Read more »

Fire District CPR Class August 16

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The Fire District is having an American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR class on Saturday August 16 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at our station 1 8910 State Road 64 in Georgetown. The cost of the class is $35.00 cash or money order made out to Roger Montgomery the money is due before… Read more »

Training Bureau Update August 2014

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Our training bureau has as always been very busy lately. We have sent staff to the National Fire Academy as well as started new certifications for according to Indiana Homeland Security standards. Check out what is going on and see some pictures.

August 2014 Training Update

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August 2014 Training Update The training division has been hard at work keeping our staff busy with a multitude of different trainings. We have sent two staff members to the National Fire Academy for a Safety Officer class, sent 6 instructors to an Indiana Department of Homeland Security instructor in-service on the new Fire Engineering… Read more »