Department offers CERT traning


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BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Twp. Fire Dept. Auxiliary will be hosting it’s 3rd Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Class 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 23-24. in the Fire Station 61 Community Room Training Room, 2195 Dayton Xenia Road.

The application process is required and needs to be completed and submitted prior to the start of class. It also requires a simple background check. If you are a Beavercreek COPP, you have already met that requirement. Once you submit your application, Michele will notify you concerning who to call so you can arrange a time for your background check.

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. For more information call Kate Hone or Ken Cornett at 937-426-1213 or email Kate at [email protected]

If you wish to take the class and join the Beavercreek CERT Team, download the application at: www.beavercreekfire.org/sites/default/files/BTFD%20Auxiliary%20Applicaiton%20and%20Description20150910.pdf.

This is an electronic form that can be completed on your computer and saved BTFD Auxiliary Application “Your Name”.pdf and emailed to Michele Grogean at [email protected] or the completed application can be turned into Michele Grogean at the Beavercreek Township Government Center, 851 Orchard Lane, Ste. A.

Also visit www.fema.gov/community-emergency-response-teams to read more about CERT.

Story courtesy to the Beavercreek Township Fire Department.

Story courtesy to the Beavercreek Township Fire Department.

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