From left, Simon Holt of Froots Encinitas, Josh Gordon of the Encinitas Fire Department and Doug Jones, president and cofounder of the Encinitas Community Emergency
Response Team, or CERT, were on hand for a recent event at Encinitas Fire House No. 5. All CERT team members received free smoothies. CERT cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and AED training will be held Feb. 20 at the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Department. For more information, call (760) 633-2815. Academy graduates are registered with FEMA and the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services. For more information or registration check encinitas.cert-central.com. The Encinitas CERT program educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations. Courtesy photo
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