22 volunteer emergency workers sworn in

Twenty-two new volunteer emergency workers were sworn in today in Fairfield.The volunteers recently completed their training for the Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT. The

FAIRFIELD - Twenty-two new volunteer emergency workers were sworn in today in Fairfield.The volunteers recently completed their training for the Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT. The graduates said they are already preparing to be able to handle the next big emergency for the area.The volunteers say they were grateful to learn President Barack Obama has declared Fairfield County a federal disaster area after the March 13 nor'easter. The declaration allows the county to receive millions in federal aid.

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