NEWS FROM SOUTH COUNTY FIRE
South County Fire trains 23 CERT students to help in a disaster
Twenty-three students recently completed Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training at South County Fire to learn how to help in a major disaster.
Erin Alexander, Joe Anstett, William Randy Baker, Eric Biermann, Michael Boehm, Robin Boyer, Clifford Corcoran, Christopher Downsing, Joel Fingeroot, Jasbir Kaur, Mark Kethlaor, Cheryl McLaughlin, Darrel McLaughlin, Michael LeMoine, Dawn Montemoino, James Muramoto, Leigh Olson, Tom Poe, William Salmon, Norm Seethoff, Grace Snyder, Eric Whitehead and Merle Wong successfully completed three full days of intensive training. Topics included disaster preparedness, extinguishing small fires, basic disaster first aid, medical triage and search and rescue operations. On the final day, students put what they learned to the test in a hands-on simulated disaster scenario at the South County Fire Training Tower.
South County Fire’s next CERT training will be offered in spring. Learn more about the program at www.southsnofire.org/CERT.