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Fire District 13, Swinomish Tribe recruiting CERT members

Local emergency response volunteers will sport less gray hair if a recruitment drive by Skagit County Fire District 13 and the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community is successful.

An effort by the tribe and fire district to grow the ranks of CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) was announced by Capt. Ted Taylor during the monthly District 13 hybrid meeting Friday morning, March 11.

Swinomish Emergency Management Coordinator Brian Geer is leading the effort.

“Brian is way out in front on this in terms of bringing more people, young people, into CERT,” Taylor said. “He is recruiting at Swinomish...


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