Monthly Fire Training

The 2016 training schedule is listed below. The schedule is tentative and may be adjusted based on Department needs as well as instructor scheduling/availability. The schedule will also be posted on the GSFD web site and on the Outlook Fire Calendar. Some months will have two trainings offered do to the number of subjects to be covered in 2016. Trainings may also be added as needed or as additional opportunities become available. Please check the Outlook Calendar and the web site each month for possible additions/changes. Notification will also be made by email.

January 2016

Tactical Ventilation
Instructors: Witt Dates: January 12th, 14th & 21st

February 2016

The Threat of Self Radicalization of Individuals & the Evolution of Terrorism in the U.S. & Colorado
Ms. Ghada Wahdan, Criminal Intelligence Analyst Dept. of Homeland Security. Colorado Dept. of Public Safety. 8 -12, Glenwood Springs Community Center

Date: February 26th

Mayday Drill
Instructors: Hostetler Dates: TBD based on structure availability

March 2016

Ventilation and Roof Operations
Instructors: Witt Dates: March 14th, 16th & 18th
(TBD based on structure availability)


April 2016

Wildland Firefighting Operations
Instructors: Gerrald Dates: April 20th, 22nd and 24th

May 2016

Rope Operations
Instructors: H. Nimmo Dates: May 5th, 6th & 8th

Swiftwater Rescue Operations
Instructors: By Shift Dates: May 25th, 26th & 28th

June 2016

Profiling Buildings and Aerial Operations
Instructors: Witt Dates: June 6th, 8th and 10th

July 2016

Hazmat Operations
Instructors: Hood Dates: July 17th, 18th & 20th

August 2016

Water Shuttle/Tender Operations w/ CRFR & Apparatus Pumping
Instructors: TBD Dates: TBD

September 2016

EVOC, Apparatus Operations
Instructors: Hostetler Dates: September 12th, 14th & 16th

October 2015

Live Fire Training w/ CRFR & Engine Operations hands on, Hose Testing
Instructors: TBD Dates: TBD

November 2016

Fire Dept. Leadership
Instructors: TBD Dates: November 7th, 8th & 10th

December 2015

Instructors: Dates:


Outside Fire Training Opportunities

Please submit any outside training requests to the Fire Training Officer via email.