C.E.R.T

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program, implemented in many communities across the country, is designed to increase individual and community preparedness and self-reliance in the event of man-made or natural disasters. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has officially recognized CERT as an important part of a community's disaster preparedness readiness. The Hemet Fire Department is pleased to bring this program to our community.

To learn more about The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program, please contact our Emergency Services Coordinator, Jay Cregeen.

CERT BASIC TRAINING COURSES (ONGOING)

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program, implemented in many communities across the country, is designed to increase individual and community preparedness and self-reliance in the event of man-made or natural disasters. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has officially recognized CERT as an important part of a community’s disaster preparedness readiness. The Hemet Fire Department is pleased to bring this program to our community.

If you are interested in becoming part of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), please join us for training courses offered by the City of Hemet Fire Department. Students MUST complete all 20 hours of classes in order to receive their certificate and free CERT bag.   

Topics Covered:

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Disaster Fire Suppression
  • Disaster Medical, Parts I and II
  • Light Search and Rescue
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Team Organization
  • Terrorism Awareness

Training made possible with funds provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

To register or if interested, please contact Jay Cregeen at (951) 765-2451 or via email at jcregeen@hemetca.gov

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  1. Jay Cregeen, Fire Emergency Services Coordinator

    Jay Cregeen

    Emergency Services Coordinator
    Phone: (951) 765-2451

  2. Fire

    Physical Address
    510 E Florida Avenue
    Covell Building
    Hemet, CA 92543

    Phone: (951) 765-2450
    Fax: (951) 765-3878
    Emergency: 911

    Hours

    Monday through Friday

    7:30 am to 5:30 pm