For Immediate Release:
September 22, 2015

Media Contact:
Trenese Prater


Miami-Dade County's Office of Emergency Management offers free Community Emergency Response Team training


(Miami, September 22, 2015) – In support of the preparation for hurricanes and other hazards, Miami-Dade County's Office of Emergency Management is sponsoring a free 3-part training to the community at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue's training facility, 9300 NW 41 St., Doral, to provide survival and response skills during times of a community wide disaster. The training will take place Thursday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 27.

Students will learn skills such as identifying area hazards, working as a team to apply search and rescue techniques, basic fire suppression strategies and fire safety measures, and managing resources in medical response operations. Registration and additional information on CERT training is available online by visiting OEM's webpage.

WHAT:         Community Emergency Response Team Training        

WHO:            Office of Emergency Management
WHEN:         Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015
                        5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
                        Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015
                        8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

                        Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015
                        8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

WHERE:       Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Training Building
                        9300 NW 41 ST
                        Doral, Florida 33178


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9300 N.W. 41str Street Miami, Florida 33178
(786) 331-5200