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Oct. 9-10 – Ferndale CERT Volunteer Training Class

October 4th 2019

The topic will be on fire extinguisher training and wires down training.

Volunteers Needed to Keep Hazel Park Safe

October 28th 2017

Volunteers Needed to Keep Hazel Park Safe (City of Hazel Park, Oct. 28, 2017) Hazel Park, MI – The Mobile Communication Support Unit (MCSU) is looking for volunteers to patrol the city, work city events and respond to other emergencies. Open to men and women over 21, If you are interested or would like more […]

CERT Tackles Disaster Psychology, Closer to Full Certification

July 22nd 2012

Over 50 residents have stepped forward to join the team, which is just two more lessons away from the first round of certifications.

On July 21 fourteen of them met at the fire station on Livernois to learn about disaster psychology.

CERT Training Beginning, Volunteer Rescue Workers Still Wanted

February 1st 2012

The volunteer team will be able to respond to major disasters, and also to help out the fire department in other ways such as first aid support at events and helping to secure the area around downed power lines.

City Seeks CERT Volunteers to Help in Emergencies

January 11th 2012

Fire Chief Kevin Sullivan hopes to get about 30 volunteers to start. An initial organizational meeting will be held on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Fire Station 1 (1635 Livernois) at 10 am.

City seeks CERT volunteers to help in emergencies

July 21st 2011

The Ferndale Fire Department is working on putting together a CERT Team to help in the event of natural disasters, downed power lines, and other emergency situations. The Citizens Emergency Response Team can also be used in other situations to help with injuries, searches, having a presence at events in case help is needed, and possibly training other residents about safety and emergency preparedness.