HAZMATTERS

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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HAZMATTERS: Burnaby Fire Department

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This week on HAZMATTERS, we are checking in with the Burnaby Fire Department out of Burnaby, BC. This fire department boasts a roster of 280 paid members, all of which do a 6 month rotation through their HAZMAT station. 92 members are currently Technician level, while the remaining are trained to the Operational level, all of which striving to become ...

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HAZMATTERS: Birmingham Fire and Rescue

HAZMATTERS: Birmingham Fire and Rescue Today, we take a look at the HAZMATTERS from Birmingham Fire and Rescue, from Birmingham, Alabama. These municipal responders out of Jefferson County Alabama are staffed full time around the city. A full staff of 30, who also run assignments on other trucks, protect a population of 250,000. As part of their response area, the ...

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Hazmatters: Williamson County Hazmat

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Today’s Hazmatters are from the Williamson County Hazmat team.  This county Hazmat team serves a population of about 550,000 with many varying types of hazards ranging from farming sites, to heavy industrial complexes. With a full staff of 80, the team has 20 responders staffed on call ready to roll. Upon initial response, the team deploys a heavy duty truck and ...

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