Fires and injuries can be avoided and lives can be saved simply by understanding good principles and following good practices. A list of topics are listed below to help you get started. There are also some topics that may teach you how to react better in the event of an emergency.
All our presentations are free for the citizens of the city. We will work with you to set a date and time to come to your home, workplace, or meeting place. If you are interested in the content, timeline, and targeted audience, please call the Crime Prevention Unit of the Bellingham Police Department.
For information on emergency preparedness topics and the latest news from local agencies, see the Whatcom Unified Emergency Management website.
|House fires - Learn what a first arriving fire company is required to do at a house fire. Includes a demonstrates of a thermal imaging camera|
|Boat and pier fires - How the Bellingham Fire Department deals with boat and pier fires in the harbor. This demonstrates how land based crews work with our fire boat.|
|Medical training - A description of EMT and Paramedic training. Also shows the difference between Basic Life Support vs. Advanced Life Support response.|
|Smoke detectors - How smoke detectors work and how to maintain them.|
|Emergency vehicles - How to react when an emergency vehicle approaches.|
|Motor Vehicle Collisions|
|Paramedic Research Part 1 - Research and development for new medical devices.|
|Paramedic Research Part 2 - Research and development for new medical devices.|
|Fire Scene Safety - Hazards caused by vehicles trying to drive over fire hoses at emergency scenes.|
|Cooperation - How the Bellingham Fire Department works with other local emergency agencies.|
|Inspections - Fire inspections of businesses.|
|Emergency preparedness - Preparing your family for disasters.|
|Emergency management - City of Bellingham Emergency Management Division.|
|Winter driving tips - safety measures for drivers during winter conditions in Bellingham.|