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One Last Test for Mankato CERT Members in Training

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After five weeks of training 23 brave new CERT members show off their skills Thursday night.

CERT is Mankato's Community Emergency Response Team, now made up of 88 volunteers.

As the final step in their certification, showing they can put out a fire and rescue an unconscious person in a disaster.

Mankato Public Safety is always taking applications for more volunteers to join the CERT crew.
Another training session is set for this fall.

Last year CERT members were especially helpful when the air show came to town and serving as extra patrols on Halloween.