Warrior Class Adds CERT Members in Villa Park

Warrior Class Adds CERT Members in Villa Park

At least two new CERT volunteers were added to the Villa Park CERT Team upon graduation at the Du Page County Fairgrounds in Wheaton, Illinois. The Warrior class completed their live graduation drill on Thursday – April 28, 2016. Included in the class are Villa Park Citizen Fire Academy graduates – Robert Fliege and Alicia Bassett who completed their 7 week CERT training classes. The scenario for the Warrior CERT graduation exercise was a tornado at the fairgrounds that included a downed private aircraft. The fairgrounds covers a large area that required more…

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CERT Meet at Police Station

CERT Meet at Police Station

Villa Park Police Deputy Chief Mike Lay called together all CERT members for a special meeting at the police station on Monday, April 18. The purpose of the meeting was to review upcoming events, relay changes within the Police Department and to check CERT equipment deployed for each member. VP Police Sgt. James Krupiczowicz (Krup) was introduced as the new contact for the CERT team. In addition, Jerry Skiba was identified as the new Chief of Part Time Officers who will continue to command special event CERT deployments. Upcoming 5K runs…

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