Tornado drill part of graduation for special class

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A tornado drill was part of graduation Wednesday night in Lexington for members of the city’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).

After eight weeks of instruction, the group practiced for how to handle a tornado strike in an urban area.  Members practiced how to search for and move people, and how to fight fires.

The course is taught by the Lexington Fire Department and the Division of Emergency Management.

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