02/22/10 93 W - + 6 - 7 Morrisville Fire Department CERT Team Gets Grant

As this Cary News story reports, the town of Morrisville received a $6,378 grant from Homeland Security, which will be used by the fire department for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The money will purchase equipment including portable radios, safety vests, hard hats, and goggles. Morrisville's CERT team was formed in 2006. Members must complete a four-day, 30-hour training program that educates on topics ranging from fire safety, first aid, and search and rescue. They have 40 members. Read the article, or read about the national CERT program.

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