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West Orange CERT receives a trailer from the New Jersey State Police

posted Apr 4, 2014, 12:43 PM by Matt Dragon   [ updated Apr 4, 2014, 12:44 PM ]
On Thursday, April 3rd the West Orange CERT team was presented with a new CERT trailer at a ceremony at New Jersey State Police headquarters in West Trenton.  West Orange was one of 4 teams selected to receive a trailer in the 9th round of trailers distributed by the State.  We are the fourth CERT team in Essex County to have a trailer, joining Newark, East Orange, West Essex.  Essex County OEM also has a CERT trailer for use by any of the towns in the County.  The trailer will be outfitted to carry equipment provided by the State Police as well as additional equipment as specified by the team.  In addition to transporting equipment it will be designed to provide a command post for CERT operations during an emergency or planned town event.  Additional pictures are available here