765 Amity Road, Bethany CT 06524
Proudly serving our community since 1934
Our Mission - To protect the lives and property of the people of Bethany from fires, natural disasters, and hazardous materials incidents; to save lives by providing emergency medical services; to prevent fires through prevention and education programs; and to provide a work environment that values cultural diversity and is free of harassment and discrimination.
Bethany Vol Explorer Post
The Bethany Volunteer Explorer Post is comprised of Bethany youth ages 14-17. The program offers its participants the opportunity to become familiar with the fire and emergency medical services. Explorers are welcome and encouraged to attend the Bethany Volunteer Fire Department's Tuesday night training sessions. At this time they will work side by side with BVFD members to learn the essential skills of firefighting and/or EMS. Explorer members will also have opportunity's to attend training outside of the Bethany Fire Dept. which includes but is not limited to training at the Connecticut State Fire Academy in Windsor Locks. After proper training and clearance from department officers Explorers will be permitted to actively assist on emergency scenes. Explorers will always be under supervision of a BVFD member over 18 years of age and follow the rules and regulations of the State of Connecticut Department of Labor. Join us any Tuesday night at 7:00pm at Fire Headquarters for more information and an application!
As a Bethany Explorer You Can:
-Become familiar with the essential fundamentals of firefighting.
-Become educated on emergency medical knowledge and skills.
-Train directly with the Bethany Fire Department and Bethany Ambulance Corp.
-Provide fire prevention education to residents.
-Assist Bethany Fire Department and Ambulance Corps. members on emergency scenes.
-Become an Connecticut Certified Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
-Assist at fundraisers and events
-And Much More!
All Explorers In Good Standing Membership Qualify For Accelerated Application Process To Bethany Firemans' Association Upon Turning 18!