FAIRFIELD, CT - The Fairfield Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is offering free disaster response training beginning Saturday, March 4, 2023. Attendees are trained in personal preparedness, and guidance is also shared so you will be able to care of yourself and your loved ones in the event of a major emergency or disaster. The Connecticut Division of Emergency Management, Homeland Security, and FEMA developed the training and, upon completion of the course, participants are eligible and invited to join the Fairfield CERT team. 2023 CERT training begins March 4, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and runs for five consecutive Saturdays ending April 1st. Classes are held at the Fairfield Regional Fire School Classroom, 205 Richard White Way, Fairfield. Attendance at all classes is required. The training is free and open to those 18 and older.