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April 2017

New Milford CERT training on August 30th 2020 to support drill with fire departments in the towns of New Milford, Brookfield, Washington, Sherman.

CERT was invited to participate in a fire training exercise with several of our local fire departments. This was a great opportunity for us to train, provide support and put the CERT Van into operation. CERT met at the Water Witch Fire House at 8:30 AM in New Milford and then followed the WWHC to the training exercise location finishing about 1:00 PM.

CERT’s role was to set-up a canteen on-site at MEDInstill to help provide accountability and a rehabilitation location with coffee, water, ice, and snacks to everyone training.

CERT Chief Valerie Truesdell was the incident commander for the entire duration of the training.

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