City of Dallas offers disaster training

The 1957 tornado winds its way through Dallas. (Photo courtesy of the NOAA photo library)

Learn how to prepare for disaster, conduct light search and rescue, perform triage and more skills via the city’s Community Emergency Response Team training.

Three Saturday sessions are coming up soon: Feb. 18, Feb. 25 and March 4 at the Dallas Fire-Rescue training facility at 5000 Dolphin Road.

Here is the full schedule:

Feb. 18
8-10 a.m., disaster preparedness
10-11:15 a.m., fire safety
12-5 p.m., disaster medical operations

Feb. 25
8 a.m. – 12 p.m., search and rescue
1-2 p.m., psychology
3-3:30 p.m., terrorism
3:30-5 p.m., organization

March 4
Dallas Fire-Rescue Training Academy, 5000 Dolphin Road
8 a.m. – 12 p.m., course review and disaster simulation

Sign up here. And read about past Oak Cliff disasters here.

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