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South County Fire teaches 23 students to help in a disaster

 

October 10, 2019

South County Fire

Students learned how to extinguish small fires in a training offered by South County Fire.

Twenty-three students recently completed Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training at South County Fire to learn how to help in a major disaster.

They 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.

The students are Erin Alexander, Joe Anstett, William Randy Baker, Eric Biermann, Michael...



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