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Communications and Search and Rescue Exercise

GT CERT held a Communications and S&R Exercise on Saturday, March 20th at the Tampa Fire Recue Training Center. The exercise simulated a search and Rescue operation for a missing 7 year old boy "Tommy" (pictured). Five teams split up and systematically searched the TFR training grounds finding the "missing child" in less than 1 hour. There were 22 participants in attendance at the exercise.

link to search and rescue photo gallery
January Refresher Training Image January Refresher Training

GTCERT Volunteers participated in a refresher course on Patient Assessment, Communications, and Safety Awareness.

Temple Terrace Fire Rescue Open Houses

GTCERT volunteers had a great day at the Temple Terrace Fire Rescue Open Houses.  They had a chance to recruit volunteers, educate the public, and enjoy the open houses themselves!

Open House Photo Gallery
2009 Delta Class Photo Gallery

2009 Delta Class

Tampa is a little safer now, with a new crop of CERT volunteers!  Join us in welcoming our new teammates!

2009 Police Re-Entry Exercise

GTCERT assisted the Tampa Police Department and Public Works Department with practicing re-entry procedures for an evacuation zone.  We covered the different levels of evacuation and how to respond to various requests.

Police Re-entry Photo Gallery
4th of July Picture Gallery

2009 Temple Terrace 4th of July Parade

GTCERT Volunteers enjoyed a parade and fireworks as they assisted Temple Terrace public safety officials with communications during the 4th of July festivities.

2009 Rally Point Exercise

The annual Rally Point Exercise ensures GTCERT volunteers know where to report and can communicate with each in the event of a hurricane.  Check back, more pictures may be coming!

Rally Point Exercise Photo Gallery
MOSI Hurricane EXPO

2009 MOSI Hurricane EXPO

On Saturday, May 30th, 2009, GTCERT participated at the 2009 MOSI Hurricane EXPO hosted by the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County Emergency Management. Seven GTCERT members answered questions about the program and handed out brochures.

2009 CPR Certification

CPR Training is conducted to make sure that victims don't turn out like the skeleton watching this class!

2009 CPR Training Photo Gallery
Alpha Class of 2009

Alpha Class of 2009

The beginning of 2009 brings a whole new crop of graduating CERT trained volunteers.  Welcome teammates!

Photo Gallery Archives