Burbank Fire Dept. Hosts CERT Competition


BurbankNBeyond’s Deborah Dodge traveled to Burbank’s Fire Department Training Center, which was the home of this years CERT Invitational 2011, involving the teams from Los Angeles City, LASD County Cert, NBC-Universal ERT, Rancho Cucamonga Cert, and Simi Valley Cert. The teams competed in several exercises that they would have to preform if they were called out during an emergency, such as Cribbing, Search, Disaster medical/treatment area, CERT Knowledge written Exam, Triage and Fire Suppression.. The victims were local students who had the best makeup supplied by local makeup supplier Cinema Secrets. The results from the day are: Station Winners: Cribbing: Burbank Fire Corps CERT Search: NBCUni Masters of Disaster Disaster Medical: NBCUni Masters of Disaster CERT Knowledge Written Exam: NBC-Universal Squad 51 Triage: Agoura Hills CERT Fire Suppression: Burbank Fire Corps CERT Overall Team Standings: 3rd overall: Burbank Fire Corps CERT 2nd overall: NBCUni Masters of Disaster 1st overall: NBCUni Squad 51

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