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 »

June and July 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 months of June and July GTFD staff have participated in a LEPC Mass Casualty Drill, Extrication Train the Trainer,  and  a Heroin and Fentanyl class. We have focused our crew training’s… 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 »

April 2017 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 are checking out new residential construction within the district to familiarize ourselves with the construction styles, sent staff to FDIC 2017, and Jasper Fire School.  Crew trainings have been on pump operations, water supply,… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Fall Training set for National Instructors at GTFPD

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This fall the Georgetown Fire Protection District will be hosting three classes from nationally recognized instructors. The classes will be taught by Task Force 1. To register for the classes email training@taskforce1.net. For more information, contact Captain Jim Mayfield at 812-951-2354 Incident Commander September 26 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM September 27 – 28 8:30… Read more »

About Our Training

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Props that we use: Flashover Trailer Forcible Door Entry Prop Firefighter Self Rescue Trailer(mobile) Ventilation Prop Forcible Window Entry Prop Technical Rope Rescue Tower Car Fire Prop Floor Failure Prop Machinery Rescue Prop Live Burn Tower Search & Rescue Prop Rescue Mannequin’s (4) Various Sizes Wall Breach Prop Confined Space/Entanglement Prop Burn Pan Extinguisher Training… Read more »