Mountain Communities CERT ready to respond

By Patric Hedlund, TME

It takes a village…to protect a village. After three years of preparation, a solid, trained team has emerged to anchor the Mountain Communities CERT (Community Emergency Response Team). They are trained to deploy during disaster and emergency events to the eastern portion of this mountain region, including Lebec, Frazier Park, Lake of the Woods, Cuddy Valley, Lockwood Valley and Piñon Pines. A Teen CERT plan is in development.

The team meets the second Tuesday of…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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The core 2018-2019 Mountain Communities CERT team are, (l-r): Lillian Cruz, John Burnham, Rod Campbell, Grantley Vaughn, Jim Mason, David Reiner, Shelley and Lance Borgstrom, plus Wyatt the Wonder Dog. Not pictured is Christopher Billesbach. Volunteers are welcomed.

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This is part of the November 30, 2018 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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