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Cresson CERT was invited to assist the safety staff at Scotts Miracle Gro with fire training. This year we talked about ...
11/26/2019

Cresson CERT was invited to assist the safety staff at Scotts Miracle Gro with fire training. This year we talked about general fire safety at work and at home. Thanks very much to our friends at Scotts Miracle Gro for the generous donation, which will help Cresson CERT sustain its mission - teaching disaster preparedness in the community.

We always encourage everyone to “have a plan” in case of an unforeseen emergency. Here is a list of things to take, a go...
10/15/2019

We always encourage everyone to “have a plan” in case of an unforeseen emergency. Here is a list of things to take, a good place to start when making your plan.

NEVER FORGET.
09/10/2019

NEVER FORGET.

Cresson Community Emergency Response Team and Cresson Community Organization were hosted by Cresson United Methodist Chu...
09/10/2019

Cresson Community Emergency Response Team and Cresson Community Organization were hosted by Cresson United Methodist Church for an awesome taco buffet Monday. Many thanks to our friends at CUMC!
Following the wonderful supper Cresson CERT went to work training on setting up our 10’x20’ canopy.

Members of Cresson CERT kicked off this quarter’s Adopt-A-Highway trash pickup bright and early Saturday along US377 wes...
09/07/2019

Members of Cresson CERT kicked off this quarter’s Adopt-A-Highway trash pickup bright and early Saturday along US377 west of Cresson.

September is National Preparedness Month. If you have not done so, now’s the time to start.
08/31/2019

September is National Preparedness Month. If you have not done so, now’s the time to start.

September is National Preparedness Month.

Events like Hurricane Dorian are a good reminder that emergencies can happen anywhere.

This year, join us in being #PreparedNotScared!

✅ Learn more: ready.gov/september

📺 Watch the FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency and Ad Council PSAs: ow.ly/dfRt30ps7UC

Cresson CERT trained this week on setting up communications. Everyone got hands on the antenna mast and the mobile radio...
08/13/2019

Cresson CERT trained this week on setting up communications. Everyone got hands on the antenna mast and the mobile radio.

Goes hand in hand with preparedness...
07/28/2019

Goes hand in hand with preparedness...

Nobody expects us to be this prepared, but hey...maybe someday...
07/22/2019

Nobody expects us to be this prepared, but hey...maybe someday...

Just for fun!
07/16/2019

Just for fun!

We didn’t prepare for this!
07/06/2019

We didn’t prepare for this!

07/02/2019
Make sure family members are aware of these:
07/01/2019

Make sure family members are aware of these:

If you are among the 65% of the population that owns a pet please carefully review the following information. It could s...
06/25/2019

If you are among the 65% of the population that owns a pet please carefully review the following information. It could save your pet’s life! Thanks, Cheryl, for sharing this!

Looks like we have another chance of severe weather Sunday evening. Primary threat - damaging wind.
06/22/2019

Looks like we have another chance of severe weather Sunday evening. Primary threat - damaging wind.

HEAT STROKE IS LIFE-THREATENING!
06/20/2019

HEAT STROKE IS LIFE-THREATENING!

We are at risk for another round of severe weather this evening. Stay weather aware.At 4pm the National Weather Service ...
06/19/2019

We are at risk for another round of severe weather this evening. Stay weather aware.
At 4pm the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for most of North Texas until midnight. Hood County is included in the watch area.

Cresson CERT conducted a monthly radio net Monday, June 17. Dan and Brent are pictured setting up the 30 foot antenna ma...
06/18/2019

Cresson CERT conducted a monthly radio net Monday, June 17. Dan and Brent are pictured setting up the 30 foot antenna mast system, which allows radio coverage of nearly all of Cresson.

Cresson is in the risk area for severe weather later today. Stay weather aware.
06/16/2019

Cresson is in the risk area for severe weather later today. Stay weather aware.

05/24/2019
Heads up Monday night and early Tuesday morning...
05/20/2019

Heads up Monday night and early Tuesday morning...

Because freedom isn’t free...
05/18/2019

Because freedom isn’t free...

Possibility of severe weather in our area Saturday, May 18: damaging winds, heavy rain, etc., in the morning.
05/17/2019

Possibility of severe weather in our area Saturday, May 18: damaging winds, heavy rain, etc., in the morning.

Cresson CERT and City of Cresson shelter volunteers participated in a joint exercise May 16 at Cresson School. Shelter v...
05/17/2019

Cresson CERT and City of Cresson shelter volunteers participated in a joint exercise May 16 at Cresson School. Shelter volunteers “walked through” a mock shelter opening while CERT members set up generators, lights and communications. Many thanks to all who helped out.

CERT training includes fire extinguisher handling, so this  won’t be a problem. Thanks, Hamden CERT!
05/13/2019

CERT training includes fire extinguisher handling, so this won’t be a problem. Thanks, Hamden CERT!

Be alert Wednesday morning for a line of possibly severe storms moving in from the west.
05/07/2019

Be alert Wednesday morning for a line of possibly severe storms moving in from the west.

Shaping up to be a strong possibility of severe weather on Wednesday...
05/06/2019

Shaping up to be a strong possibility of severe weather on Wednesday...

Another round of severe storms later today:
05/01/2019

Another round of severe storms later today:

Tornado watch until 11pm for most of North Texas. Expect wind, hail and the possibility of tornadoes tonight.
04/30/2019

Tornado watch until 11pm for most of North Texas. Expect wind, hail and the possibility of tornadoes tonight.

Many thanks to all Cresson CERT members and friends who gave up their Saturday morning to pick up trash in our Adopt-A-H...
04/27/2019

Many thanks to all Cresson CERT members and friends who gave up their Saturday morning to pick up trash in our Adopt-A-Highway area along US377 west of Cresson. Everyone has sore feet but no one got hurt.

Cresson CERT’s trailer got an upgrade. It now has small flood lights to illuminate the immediate area around the trailer...
04/21/2019

Cresson CERT’s trailer got an upgrade. It now has small flood lights to illuminate the immediate area around the trailer.

If you live in Hood County and you’re planning to install a safe room or underground tornado shelter you may be able to ...
04/18/2019
North Central Texas Safe Room Rebate Program

If you live in Hood County and you’re planning to install a safe room or underground tornado shelter you may be able to get $ help here...
https://saferoom.nctcog.org/

This program is not retroactive. Any safe room under contract or installed before the receipt of an official award packet does not qualify for a rebate.

High chance of severe weather in our area Wednesday. Stay alert.
04/15/2019

High chance of severe weather in our area Wednesday.
Stay alert.

04/12/2019

In case of a disaster in Cresson there are 3 locations designated as emergency shelters:
Historic Cresson School, 9304 Pittsburg Street
Crossroads Church, 200 S Crook Street
Bear Creek Community Church, 18600 US 377 (Parker County)

It’s that time of the year to brush up on plants you won’t want to brush up against:
04/12/2019

It’s that time of the year to brush up on plants you won’t want to brush up against:

Stay ready my friends.
04/07/2019

Stay ready my friends.

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