Special Operations


Hazardous Materials Team

Bartow County Fire Department operates a joint Haz Mat Type 2 Team with Cartersville Fire Department. The Haz Mat Team operates under Bartow County EMA. The main truck (pictured left) operates and is stationed at Station 3 in Euharlee. The team also has a back up trailer and a portable decontamination trailer. 










Wildland Team

BCFD operates a Type 3 Wildland Team. The Wildland Team is called to assist first arrival engines at large scale wildland fires. 

Members of this team are red card certified and can be called to assist anywhere in the State of Georgia. 








GSAR Team, Task Force 6 

BCFD is part of the Georgia Search and Rescue, Task Force 6. GSAR 6 is a Type 3 team and covers the North West Corner of the State of Georgia. Members of the GSAR team are taught in confined space rescue, high angle rescue, ropes, collapse rescue, and wilderness rescue along with multiple other areas of specialization. 









Honor Guard

BCFD's Honor Guard serves the primary purpose to plan, organize, and perform at funeral and memorial services for Department Members. The Honor Guard also performs Flag and Ceremony details in the community. 










Muster Team

The original muster team was formed in 1992 and competed all over Georgia winning numerous competitions and awards. The team was disbanded in 1998. In early 2012, plans were made and the muster team was reestablished.