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October 6, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
To be announced.
Monterey Park, CA 91754
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CERT Class Begins

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Notice: The fall class in October and November is full and applications are no longer being accepted. Please check the CERT website later for the next session in 2019.

The next City of Monterey Park Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) session for fall 2018 will take place Saturdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on: October 6 & 27 and November 10 & 17.

The four sessions are followed by a disaster simulation drill. The training course is free to residents of Monterey Park and consists of:

  • Utilities - Learning how and where to turn off gas meters, electricity, and water service if leaking or broken pipes are detected
  • Putting out small fires using an extinguisher
  • Certification on CPR and First Aid
  • Helping triage victims by controlling bleeding, treating for shock, and providing basic medical aid
  • Organizing yourself and volunteers to be effective towards aiding victims
  • Collecting disaster intelligence to support first responder efforts.

Interested parties should complete an application which can be obtained on the city CERT webpage under the fire department tab.  Submit via email or turn in a hard copy to the Fire Station 61 front office no later than October 1, 2018.

For more information, please contact Captain Justin Birrell at
 or 626-307-1271. Station 61 is located next door to city hall at 350 W. Newmark Avenue. Monterey Park, CA 91754.