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Community Emergency Response Training

Supervisor Bennett’s office serves as the liaison and class coordinator for CERT classes for residents of the Ojai Valley and North Coast.  The 7-week course is sponsored by the Ventura County Fire Department, covers basic skills that are important to in a disaster or in case of emergency, particularly in case of a major disaster when municipal first responders may be delayed because of the overwhelming need.  CERT participants receive training, practice and learn how to work as a team in their neighborhoods.  No prior experience is necessary, and there is no fee for the program. 
We are currently setting up a classes for the spring and summer of 2015.  If you are interested in the class and would like us to contact you when the date is confirmed, please contact Brian Brennan at 654-2703 or


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