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Cary’s CERT Training Prepares You for When Disaster Strikes

Register Now for Free Training Seminar

Post Date:03/14/2019 10:38 AM
  • Cary’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) graduates are trained to take care of themselves first and then help others in their communities for up to the first three days following incidents such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, winter storms, or man-made disasters.
  • Register before March 27, 2019; the free training seminar meets April 5th at Cary Fire Station 7 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. and April 6th and 7th from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Wake County Fire Training Center.
  • Registration is open to everyone age 18 and above and to ages 14-17 with a participating adult.

Cary, NC -- Become trained in community emergency response and be prepared to respond after a natural or “man-made” disaster strikes. Cary’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) graduates are trained to take care of themselves first and then help others in their communities for up to the first three days following incidents such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, winter storms, or man-made disasters.  This training includes disaster preparedness, fire extinguisher use, emergency medicine, light search and rescue, and disaster psychology. 

Register before March 27, 2019; the free training seminar meets April 5th at Cary Fire Station 7 from 6:30-9:00 p.m., located at 6900 Carpenter Fire Station Rd., and April 6th and 7th from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Wake County Fire Training Center, located at 5413 Shearon Harris Rd, New Hill, NC 27562. Classes are limited to 20 participants. Registration is open to everyone age 18 and above and to ages 14-17 with a participating adult.

To register, e-mail scott.benninghoff@townofcary.org or call (919) 460-4958.  Please include your name, address, email and a phone number. For more, search "CERT" at www.townofcary.org.

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Primary Contacts

Scott Benninghoff, Captain, CERT Liaison, (919) 460-4958
Marlene Kostyrka, Assistant Fire Chief, (919) 462-3825
Stephen McNulty, Public Information Specialist, (919) 380-4240

Resources

Community Emergency Response Team
Town of Cary Fire
Cary Fire Station 7
Wake County Fire Training Center

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