Firefighter Training: CDP Integrates Training with Recruit Academy

The Prince Georges County (MD) Fire and Emergency Medical Service Training Academy attended training at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) recently. The academy sent 25 firefighter-medic recruits to attend the Emergency Responder Hazardous Materials Technician for CBRNE Incidents (ERHM) course. Earlier this year, 15 recruits from the same class participated in equivalent training. "The CDP provides the recruits with vital information and a gateway for the title of 'Hazardous Materials Technician'," said Wilson. "This training provides the recruits with an extra level of knowledge that will be put to use to save citizens, fellow firefighters or themselves.  ...

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