The City of Fremont’s Fire Department is offering a free Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) class, which 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
Dates for the remaining classes of the year are Tuesday, September 18 and Tuesday, November 20 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fremont Fire Training Tower, located at 7200 Stevenson Blvd., west of Interstate 880.
To register for a free PEP class, please call 510-494-4244 or send an email.
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 email.
In addition to PEP, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is a community tservice program offered by the Fremont Fire Department and its CERT volunteers. The last 20-hour course of the year will take place in October. Participants must attend all sessions on the following dates: October 19 (7 p.m. – 10 p.m.), October 20 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.), and October 21 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.). For additional information about CERT classes go online or call 510-494-4243. To register for a CERT class call 510-494-4244.