The City of Davis is starting a Community Emergency Response Team. The first group of 25 applicants trained in the spring of 2007. The city plans to train a second CERT team on the 5th, 12th and 19th of April, 2008. If you are interested in participating in the Davis CERT program, please contact the Fire Department through the contact information listed on the CERT web page. Applications are due by March 26th, 2008 for the April 2008 classes.

The training is free and includes 3 days of training on:

  • Disaster preparedness
  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • Establishing care shelters
  • Sandbagging
  • Traffic control
  • Missing person searches
  • City operations
  • Organization and communications during an emergency


Demonstration of flammable fumes finding an ignition source.

A small three layer sandbag wall.

Applying the fire extinguisher training.

Media Coverage


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