About Us

BGSU State Fire School

We provide training throughout the year on campus at BGSU, in Columbus and Cincinnati for the Certified Tech Rescue series and at your department when you need it.

Get maximum impact for your training dollars

Let us handle the logistics for you. If you are interested in hosting a class at your department, please email Kerry Fritz at bgfireschool@gmail.com. She will provide a detailed budget and a list of site requirements.

State Fire School provides the perfect opportunity to train whole teams and to teach individuals new knowledge and skills to take back to their departments.

State Fire School offers:

  •    Over 45 years of expertise
  •    Focused learning environment
  •    Hands-on field training
  •    150+ experienced instructors
  •    45 specialized classes
  •    Peer-to-peer networking
  •    Online instruction


Learn about the history and tradition of State Fire School.

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Contacts and information about State Fire School administration.


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Updated: 08/15/2023 04:24PM