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Recruits Learning the Ropes About Firefighting

Recruits had to rappel off the training tower at the fire training center.
Recruits had to rappel off the training tower at the fire training center. (click image for slideshow)
September 24, 2020 | Cherokee County fire recruits have been learning the ropes during firefighter training. The Rope Training Class started on Tuesday, September 15th, at the Cherokee County Fire Training Center, located on Highway 5 south of Holly Springs The class is called, “Introduction to Technical Rope Rescue” with recruits learning about the use of nylon ropes, basic knots, setting up anchoring systems, rigging principals, rappelling off the training tower and other equipment used to rescue victims and get them ready for EMS transport.  According to lead instructor, Robbie Kennedy, “There are 15 Cherokee County Fire Recruits in this class and a firefighter from the city of Woodstock. ... (read complete story)

Firefighters also learned about rigging to handle high or low angle rope rescues.
Firefighters also learned about rigging to handle high or low angle rope rescues.
Fire recruits are lowered over the edge of the 4-story fire tower.
Fire recruits are lowered over the edge of the 4-story fire tower.
Fire recruits also learn about the different types of knots.
Fire recruits also learn about the different types of knots.
Getting ready to lower fire recruits over the training tower.
Getting ready to lower fire recruits over the training tower.
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Burn Permits

The Burn Ban is now in effect

DUE TO THE EPD ISSUED BAN ON OUTDOOR BURNING THERE IS NO OUTDOOR BURNING ALLOWED IN CHEROKEE COUNTY. THE OUTDOOR BURN BAN IS IN PLACE FROM MAY 1, 2020 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2020.

The only burning allowed are: Recreation fires and Agriculture burns.

If there are any questions please contact the Cherokee County Fire Marshal's Office or the Georgia Forestry Commission

1-877-652-2876

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