Free CERT Training Offered

Free CERT training offered in September

Posted on: August 2, 2016 via S.G.V. Examiner

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The San Gabriel Fire Department will offer a free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training class in September to help residents be more prepared to assist emergency responders in an emergency situation.

CERT promotes a partnership between local emergency service organizations and community members by training members of neighborhoods, community organizations and workplaces in basic emergency response skills. In an disaster, CERT trainees can help save lives and property by applying their skills while waiting for emergency personnel to arrive.

The CERT class will take place on three Mondays and three Wednesdays, Sept. 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28 from 6-9 p.m. at Fire Station 51, 1303 S Del Mar Ave. The class is free and open to the public.

To register or for more information, contact Chris Fetner at 626.308.2880 or cfetner@sgfd.org.