Fall Community Emergency Response Team Training starts Thursday, Sept. 22

There is still time to sign up for the upcoming FREE Community Emergency Response Team training, which starts on Sept. 22.

CERT is an eight-week program that meets once a week for 3.5 hours.

Classes start at 6 p.m. on Thursday evenings and are taught by firefighters and Emergency Management personnel.

The first class will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22.

CERT members learn skills that will better prepare them for a disaster such as an earthquake. Those skills include:

  • Search and rescue
  • Disaster triage and first aid
  • Fire extinguishment
  • Disaster psychology

For more information and to register, call 253-856-4343 or visit www.kentfirerfa.org and click “programs and classes”.

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