Buck Creek Township Fire Department News


Get your entries in!We’d love to see you for a round of golf ⛳️! ...
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Hot summer weather has arrived!!!! Please remember to keep loved ones in sight when around any body of water or swimming pool. Drowning is silent and deadly. ...
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📍A post about perspective. There’s been a lot of questions raised in the local paper about wages, employee shortages, and how tax dollars are used in public safety. Our friends to the west of us had a large fire this morning that is a good comparison. 📌 The building that was burning is approximately 6,000 square feet. An average warehouse in Buck Creek Twp is 500,000+. 📌IFD requested a second alarm resulting in around 100 firefighters. A second alarm for Buck Creek Twp. is around 30-40 firefighters. 📌An initial response to a possible fire in Indianapolis is around 20-30 firefighters. In Buck Creek Twp our staffing is 7-8 firefighters. 📌In 2021 Buck Creek Twp responses are up 40%. ...
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BCTFD is taking pre-applications for the following:Part Time Civilian Paramedic ($18/hr)Part Time Firefighter/EMT ($16/hr)Dedicated Float Part Time Firefighter EMT/Paramedic ($16/$18 hr)Fill out the pre-application online at: forms.gle/5qUgNxzHBVFFHGB19Requirements:18 Years of ageHave a valid drivers licenseMust be able to pass a drug screenNo felony criminal recordCurrent Indiana EMT Certification or Paramedic LicensureCurrent Indiana Firefighter I/II Certification (Civilian Paramedic exempt)Must have current CPR(Paramedic) Must have current ACLS/PALS certificationThe objective of this process is to create a list for part time/non-benefited positions. We currently have PRN Part time and Dedicated Part time day/night (12hrs on 60hrs off) available. ...
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Opportunities arise where we can do training within houses that are slated to be taken down. Today A-Shift did some hose advancement training in one of those houses. Crews will have various opportunities over the up coming couple of weeks to train within this house. These opportunities are great because we can run multiple types of drills and test new techniques at the same time. ...
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Happy Mother’s Day to the mom’s who hold down the fort while crews are working! The support from partners at home keeps our crews focused while at work! ...
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A-shift doing some Ladder/Engine operations training today. ...
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