Public Education

Station Tours

The Bedford Fire Department offers station tours to kids of all ages. Groups from 2 to 20 people can come in to meet the Fire/EMS personnel and see the apparatus and equipment up close and personal. Kid’s activities may include spraying a real fire hose or seeing the firefighters put on their protective clothing and self contained breathing apparatus.

Classroom & Community Group Visits

The fire prevention officer and staff are available to make visitations to local youth groups. The presentation will be about 30 minutes to 1 hour and covers:
  • Daily Fire Department operations,
  • Fire drills in the home, at school and the work place
  • Firefighter’s job function and responsibilities
  • Home and personal fire safety
  • Making emergency calls
Occasionally a fire truck may be available for display.

Fire Extinguisher Classes

The fire prevention officer and staff is available to instruct groups on the proper use and selection of portable fire extinguishers. The presentation and practical will be about 1 hour to 1.5 hours. Presentation includes live fire-fighting evaluations. Fire extinguishers for this program must be provided for by the host organization.

Schedule a Visit

Call (603)792-1371 to make arrangements for a visit or presentation.