Lakeside Fire District | CERT
Interested in Lakeside CERT?
To submit an interest form, CLICK HERE.
Lakeside CERT Program Manager – Captain-Paramedic Lance Buford
Do you want to be better prepared in an emergency? Are you interested in helping your community following a disaster? If so, then you should sign-up for this fantastic training opportunity!
The Lakeside Fire Protection District will be offering Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training to individuals and community organizations.This training was developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to prepare neighborhoods, community organizations, and workplaces for disasters that might overwhelm local resources.
Emergency personnel will take these groups through a 20-hour course designed to teach basic response skills including: emergency preparedness, small fire suppression, emergency medical operations, light search and rescue, team organization, disaster psychology, and terrorism threats. The cost of the training is $30 per person.
More Information on CERT may be found at: www.citizencorps.gov/cert/