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HAZMATTERS: Westmoreland County Hazardous Materials Response Team 800

This week’s HAZMATTERS comes to us from Westmorland County, PA, as Team 800, an all hazards team Team 800 information:  “PA Region 13 covers a population of 3 million over a 9,550 square mile area. There are 706 local Municipalities, 713 Fire Departments, 392 Police Departments, 203 EMS Agencies, 65 Hospitals, 9 State Certified HazMat Teams, and 2 Explosive Teams. ...

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HAZMATTERS: Detour Gold ERT

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HAZMATTERS: Detour Gold ERT Today on HAZMATTERS we salute the ERT members of Detour Gold in Cochrane, Ontario, Canada. This team consists of 60 fixed facility responders, who focus on an industrial based site.  The members are all crossed staffed to other apparatus, to effectively respond to any kind of incident that comes their way. Being a fixed facility team, ...

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HAZMATTERS: Paulding County EMA

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  HAZMATTERS: Paulding County EMA Today on this edition of HAZMATTERS, we are highlighting the responders from Paulding County EMA, from Paulding, Ohio. The Paulding County Emergency Management Agency serves a population of around 19,000 with a mostly volunteer based team of 18. In their initial response area, the team has a potential response to 2 railroads, 2 major highways, ...

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HAZMATTERS: Rural Metro Knoxville

HAZMATTERS: Rural Metro Knoxville On this installment of HAZMATTERS we are recognizing the responders serving Knoxville, Tennessee on Rural Metro Fire Department. This HAZMAT team is a round the clock staffed team with 36 members who are ready to go at a moments notice. Their combo roster serves multiple jurisdictions in the region around Knoxville. While serving a population of ...

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HAZMATTERS: Verizon MERIT

Hazmatters: Verizon MERIT Today on HAZMATTERS we would like to recognize the responders on the Verizon MERIT. MERIT, or Major Emergency Response Incident Team, was established in 1993 under the telecom MCI, now the team is operated by Verizon. There are 32 volunteer members spread across the United States. Each member holding a different job within the Verizon company. From ...

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HAZMATTERS: CF Industries Emergency Services

HAZMATTERS: CF Industries Emergency Services Today we want to recognize the HAZMATTERS of CF Industries Emergency Services. These industrial responders are staffed at sites all around the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom. With a home base of Deerfield, Illinois, these 500 members worldwide protect local manufacturing complexes, and distribution terminals with highly trained HAZMAT technician experience. As industrial responders, ...

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HAZMATTERS: Corpus Christi Fire Department

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HAZMATTERS: Corpus Christi Fire Department Today, we would like to recognize the HAZMATTERS of the Corpus Christi Fire Department. These fulltime/cross staffed individuals hail from the County of Nueces in Southern Texas. The population served by this team is currently upwards of 320,000. Along with many municipal first in hazards, Corpus Christi is also home to the nation’s 6th largest ...

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HAZMATTERS: City of Calgary

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HAZMATTERS: City of Calgary   Today we are recognizing the HAZMATTERS from the City of Calgary. These responders answer to local, and regional calls in the Alberta Province of Canada.  The City of Calgary responders protect a population of 1.4 million on a full time basis. While cross staffed to other apparatus, the crews still maintain their training hours with ...

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