The City of Fremont’s Fire Department is offering a free Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) class in 2019 that will teach you how to take care of yourself and your family before, during, and after a disaster.
In just a single three-hour class, you will become an expert in:
- · Earthquake and Disaster Awareness
- · Gas, Electric and Water Shut-off
- · Hazardous Material Awareness
- · Fire Extinguisher Types
- · Smoke Detector Placement
- · Sheltering In-place
Community members can attend any one class that works for their schedule. Classes are offered during the week and on a couple of Saturdays. Weeknight classes are from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and will take place at the Fremont Fire Administration Office, 3300 Capitol Ave. in the back of Building A on the following dates:
- Tuesday, January 22
- Tuesday, March 19
- Wednesday, May 22
- Tuesday, July 16
- Tuesday, October 15
- Monday, November 18
Saturday classes are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Fremont Fire Training tower, 7200 Stevenson Blvd. (west end) with hands-on training beginning at 12:30 p.m., on the following dates:
- Saturday, April 13
- Saturday, August 17
To register for a PEP class within the Fremont Fire Department’s Disaster Preparedness Training Program, please call 510-494-4244 or send an e-mail.
If you are part of a group and would like to schedule your own personal group PEP class at your location, please contact Chuck Guaraglia, Public Education with the Fremont Fire Department, at 510-792-3473 or by e-mail.