HAZMATTERS

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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HAZMATTERS: Cuerpo de Bomberos DM Quito

We would like to recognize the Cuerpo de Bomberos DM Quito as today’s HAZMATTERS. While cross staffed to other apparatus, these HAZMATTERS are ready 24 hours a day to protect the city of Quito, Pichincha in Ecuador. With a full staff of 30, 6 responders per shift protect a population of approximately 2 million!  Some of the most common responses ...

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HazMatters: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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HazMatters: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory   In this edition of HAZMATTERS we look at the team protecting the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. In certain cases, private facilities require not only the expertise of dedicated emergency responders, but HAZMAT teams that are ready to immerse themselves in the knowledge of specific chemicals and processes at hand. The NASA ...

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HAZMATTERS: City of Santa Clara

HAZMATTERS: City of Santa Clara On this edition of HAZMATTERS we are highlighting the team out of the City of Santa Clara, California. HAZMAT responses roll out of station #9 in Santa Clara.  Housed at this station is HM99,  a 1997 Spartan Gladiator that seats four, and has an onboard command post. HM99 is also dispatched with Engine 99 to ...

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HazMatters: Lawrence County Ohio

HazMatters: Lawrence County, Ohio Today, on this installment of “HazMatters” We take a look inside the operations of the Lawrence County, Ohio HAZMAT responders. These responders located in the city of Ironton, serve a population of 62,450. All 26 members of the HazMat team are also crossed staffed to other apparatus. What makes their response area unique are the many ...

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