NMFT, Northen Monroe Fire Territory, Northern Monroe County Fire Protection Territory
NMFT, Northen Monroe Fire Territory, Northern Monroe County Fire Protection Territory

Fire Services

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Bloomington Township Department of Fire & Emergency Services responds to all reports of fire within our response area, or to surrounding departments if requested for mutual aid. BTDF&ES provides automatic aid by contract to to Washington and Benton Townships 24/7 for any type of emergency that requires a fire department response. These areas encompass large portions of the Morgan-Monroe State Forest where we provide wildland firefighting services

Emergencies in all tfont-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; margin-top: 4px; margin-left: 4px; margin-bottom: 2px;hese areas may include:

  • Structure fires (residential and commercial)

  • Vehicle fires

  • Wildland fires (brush, woods, grass)

  • Trash and other nuisance fires

  • Motor Vehicle accidents

  • Hazardous materials emergencies

  • Search and Rescue

  • Water Rescue

  • Trench Rescue

  • Confined space rescue

Brown County Seasons Hotel Fire 2007

   Pictured on the left is Bloomington Township's - Quint 59. The Quint was called to Brown County, Indiana for mutual aid at the Seasons Lodge fire. The fire broke out around 3:00 AM. The night clerk gathered the registrations of the quests staying at the lodge that night and then went door-to-door evacuating the building.

The department also has an effective Fire Prevention and Public Education program in place. It's activities include elementary school presentations, preschool presentations, station tours and presentations to civil and church groups.

The department actively investigates all fires for cause and will contact the Indiana State Fire Marshall to participate in suspicious or high dollar loss fires.

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