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City Offers Emergency Response Training

CERT training will begin April 9.

The following is an edited release from the Attleboro Fire Department:

The city of Attleboro will offer training for the establishment of a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The program will begin April 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the South Attleboro Fire Station, located at 1476 West St.

Attleboro CERT training will be offered one evening per week and several Saturday mornings throughout a seven- to eight-week period. The program is open to all at no cost and will be limited to 30 participants. Instructors will be from the Attleboro public safety community. The Attleboro CERT program follows the national and state standards as well as the needs of the community. Applicants must complete all classes/training exercises for team membership.

For more information on CERT training, go to www.fema.gov/community-emergency-response-teams and www.ready.gov/citizen-corps.

To register for training, contact Fire Capt. John Guenette at Jguenette@cityofattleboro.us or 774-265-0175. Include your full name, address, email address and phone number.

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