Special Operations


Hazardous Materials Team

Bartow County Fire Department operates a joint Haz Mat Type 2 Team with Cartersville Fire Department. The main truck (pictured left) was purchased by SPLOST Funds. 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 nationally certified and can be called to assist anywhere in the State of Georgia. 








Technical Rescue Team

BCFD maintains a Technical Rescue Team trained in specialty rescue situations. Team members undergo hundreds of hours of training in Rope Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, Trench Rescue, and Water Rescue.









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.