Dec 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Fire Department is looking for volunteers to serve on its Certified Emergency Response Team, or CERT. Citizens are trained to assist in a disaster, learning skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue and disaster medical operations. The next round of training begins Jan. 15. For information, [...]

Nov 132012
 
West Sac emergency volunteers respond to simulated earthquake disaster

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 7, 2012 – West Sacramento’s CERTs (Certified Emergency Response Technicians) joined other teams in the region to participate in a disaster-response exercise on Oct. 13. The 500 volunteers practiced responding to a simulated earthquake emergency at a shopping mall. CERT members are trained by the local fire department in skills [...]

Oct 252011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 26, 2011 –  The City of West Sacramento is starting up a new round of training for those who want to know better how to help themselves, their families and their neighbors in the event of an emergency. Topics include Disaster Awareness, Light Search & Rescue, Terrorism and more. Citizens who pass [...]