Terrebonne Parish Rapid Assessment Team
The Hazmat Nation has no borders as it does not matter what part of the world you are from, the chemical properties and mission are the same. This edition of Hazmatters was submitted by Thomas Long of the Terrebonne Parish Rapid Assessment Team in Houma LA . Their team is a dedicated ‘HazMat Team’ staffed by on-call personnel which serves a population of 111,000. The team was started in 2000 and has 26 members. The team is also a regional asset and can be called upon by neighboring Parishes.
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‘We currently use a retired ambulance that was donated to Terrebonne Parish after hurricane Katrina. It is a 1995 Marque ambulance with an International 4700 cab.’
Ford F250 with limited amount of HazMat response equipment
Dodge Durango with limited amount of HazMat response equipment