Southwest Quadrant (Sugarmill Woods) Community Emergency Response Team

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Community Emergency Response Team


Chairman - Gerry Brummer
[email protected]
Phone Number: (352) 382-4446


The Southwest Quadrant (Sugarmill Woods) Community Emergency Response Team (SWQ SMW CERT) mission is to provide the residents of Sugarmill Woods and surrounding areas within the Southwest Quadrant of Citrus County a trained team of volunteers whose primary duty is to accomplish first responder activities to mitigate the effects of a natural or declared disaster affecting the community until Federal, State and/or Local Authorities arrive on the scene. If requested, SWQ SMW CERT is prepared to assist government officials in the performance of their duties.

SWQ SMW CERT is part of the Citrus County Community Emergency Response Team program which is sponsored by the Emergency Management Section of the Citrus County Sheriff's Office. The CERT program is an official Federal Emergency Management Agency (F.E.M.A.) program. The philosophy of Citrus County CERT is "The greatest good for the greatest number of people."

The affairs of the Southwest Quadrant / Sugarmill Woods CERT are administered by the Board of Officers in accordance with their established By Laws and Standard Operating Procedures.  If you have any questions, suggestions, or comments, the primary contacts are:

Membership in the Southwest Quadrant (Sugarmill Woods) Community Emergency Response Team is open to anyone that lives in Sugarmill Woods or the surrounding areas.  Training is provided by the Emergency Management Section of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office and the Citrus County Amateur Emergency Services (ARES).  If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact either of the above two mentioned SWQ SMW CERT leaders.

Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 1:00 PM in the Florida Room at the Homosassa State Wildlife Park, 4150 South Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa Springs, FL. Residents of SMW and the surrounding areas are encouraged to attend and learn what services SMW CERT provides us.

For additional information concerning Southwest Quadrant (Sugarmill Woods) Community Emergency Response Team, please contact Gerry Brummer at (352) 382-4446 or visit their web site at

In addition, the Sugarmill Woods Civic Association has created three maps for you that might be handy in time of an emergency.  The three maps are:
1.  Citrus County Storm Surge Zones & Evacuation Routes
2.  Citrus County Emergency Shelter Locations
3.  Citrus County Emergency Distribution Sites