Hazmat Team Spotlight


AcknowledgementsSpecial AcknowledgementAuthorHazmat Team SpotlightThe Journey BeginsAllegheny County Pennsylvania Green Team Specialized Intervention Team (SIT)Hazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, TrainingGreen TeamSpecial Intervention Team (SIT)Common Sense DecontaminationReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsFerric Chloride Tanker LeakLiquid Nitrogen Tanker LeakAnchorage, Alaska Hazmat Team “The Pride of Alaska”Fire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsGreat Alaska Earthquake 1964Anne Arundel County, MD Special OperationsFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsAnniston, Alabama Hazmat TeamToday’s Modern Fire DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE and EquipmentResearch ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresAshland, KY Regional Hazmat Team Available Resource for Three StatesFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsAurora, Illinois Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryBeginnings of a Career Fire DepartmentToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingReference MaterialsBaltimore City Fire Department Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsHoward Street Tunnel FireBaltimore County Fire Department Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentRehab UnitsHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsPlayground Acid IncidentOverturned Tanker Ammonium Nitrate SlurryTrain Derailment and ExplosionCharles County Maryland Special OperationsHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresCheyenne, Wyoming Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresChicago Hazmat Team “Chicago’s Twins”Fire Department HistoryMajor Fires in ChicagoToday’s Modern DepartmentAir Sea Rescue Unit (ASRU)Hazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamHazmat Response in Chicago Consists of Three LevelsPPE, Equipment, and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsAzodicarbonamide Spill & FireClarified Flurry Oil Barge FireMABAS Chicago’s Unique Box Alarm System for DispatchingCorpus Christi, Texas Hazmat ResponseFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsAERO Team (Drones)Dayton, Ohio Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamIncidentsMiamisburg Train Derailment & Phosphorus FireDenver Colorado Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsDenver Rail Yard Nitric Acid SpillDurham, North Carolina Biological–Chemical Emergency Response Team (BCERT)Durham Hazmat OverviewHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresEdmond, Oklahoma: Big Time Fire Department in a Small City SettingFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentTraining FacilityFire Safety VillageHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresLos Alamos National Labs Hazmat ChallengeGreater Cincinnati Hazmat UnitHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamCommunicationsMass DecontaminationDrone ProgramUniversity of CincinnatiGwinnett County, Georgia Police and Fire Combine for Hazmat ResponseI: Fire DepartmentFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresPolice and Fire Joining TogetherII: Police DepartmentBomb Squad HistoryCombined Team HistoryCross TrainingPolice DepartmentRobotsFirefighters and EMS Taken HostageHawaii Big Island Hazmat Team: Hazmat Response on the Island of Volcano’sFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresKīlauea EruptionEruption TimelineImpactsHonolulu Hawaii Hazmat TeamHonolulu Oahu HawaiiFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsHouston, Texas Hazmat Team: “Petrochemical Capitol of the World”Fire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingIncidentsRIMS IncidentHouston Distribution Warehouse ComplexI-610 at Southwest Freeway Ammonia Tanker Incident 42 Years AgoMykawa Train Yard Vinyl Chloride BLEVEBorden’s Ice Cream ExplosionHouston’s Hazmat Team Marks 25 Years of Serviceth Anniversary Houston Hazmat TeamImperial County, CA Hazardous Emergency Assistance Team (IV-HEAT)Today’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsIsopentane LeakJacksonville, FL First Hazmat Team in the United StatesFire Department HistoryBucket BrigadeHand PumperFirst Organized Fire ProtectionCareer Department EstablishedThe Great Fire of 1901Beginning Ambulance ServiceRescue DivisionCity County ConsolidationToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryThe “Godfather of Hazmat”America’s First Emergency Services Hazmat TeamCaptain Ron Gore RetiresHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsDave & BustersStewart Petroleum FireFaye Road Incident T2 LaboratoriesKansas City, Kansas Hazmat TeamToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsSouth West Boulevard FireMagellan Distribution TerminalKansas City, Missouri Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsAmmonium Nitrate ExplosionChemCentral CompanyKingman, AZ Hazmat ResponseFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsPropane Rail Car ExplosionLouisville, Kentucky Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresMartin County, Florida: First Volunteer Hazmat Team in United StatesFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentLife Guard ServiceHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingMonitoring and Detection Capabilities For Product IdentificationReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresMemphis, Tennessee Hazmat: Evolution of Hazmat to All Hazards RescueFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryAll Hazards Rescue (Special Operations)TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsDrexel Chemical Company Fire & ExplosionPro-Serve Fire (Brooks Road)Milwaukee, WI Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsSchwab Stamp & Seal Acid SpillMarsh Wood ProductsNaval Air Station Corpus Christi Texas: Protecting the Largest Helicopter Repair Facility in the WorldHistory of NASCCBackground CCADNASCC Fire DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingMonitoring EquipmentReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsNebraska Regional Hazmat TeamsBeatrice Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamEquipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsBooth Feed Supply Pesticide IncidentColumbus Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresGrand Island Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsHastings Hazmat TeamToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsNatural Gas Explosion and FireNaval Ammunition Depot ExplosionsLincoln Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingResearch ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsPicric Acid IncidentRail Car Hopper Gondola Scrap Metal FireNorfolk Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresHazmat IncidentsProtient Propane FireNorth Platte Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern Fire Department: Protecting Largest Rail Yard in the WorldHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsBailey Rail Yard FireBailey Rail YardOmaha Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsScottsbluff Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment, and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsMcCook Red Willow Western Rural Fire Protection District Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazardous Materials HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresFire at RWWRFPD Fire StationIncidentsPropane Tank Leak McCookHydrochloric Acid Spill TrentonAnhydrous Ammonia Leak McCookNew Orleans Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryFoundingCareer DepartmentToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamHurricane KatrinaNorfolk Virginia Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryUnion Hose Co. – 1797Phoenix Fire Co. – 1824Franklin Fire Co. – 1827Hope Fire Co. – 1846Aid Fire Co. – 1846Relief Fire Co. – 1846First Chief Engineer of the Volunteers – 1846United Fire Co. – 1850The Civil WarFeuding Fire Companies – Hope and United, September 16, 1871Career Fire Department Is FormedToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsExxon Tank Truck FireNorthwest Arkansas Regional Hazmat Team: Reverts to Everybody for ThemselvesRegional Hazmat Team HistoryRegional TeamEnd of an Era, Hazmat Returns to Local JurisdictionsAlliance FormedBentonville and Bella Vista Team HistoryBentonville ComponentsFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresBella Vista Fire DepartmentHazmat TeamOklahoma City Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazardous Materials Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsBombing at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal BuildingResponse to the BombingInvestigationOklahoma City Bombing National MemorialPentagon Force Protection TeamTeam HistoryForce Protection TeamRobotsPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazardous Materials TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsGulf Oil Refinery FireOne Meridian Plaza FirePhiladelphia Hazmat at Eagles GamesRapid City, South Dakota: Hazmat Response in the Black Hills of South DakotaFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingResearch ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsTilford, SD September 8, 2018 Propane Tank ExplosionReno, Nevada Hazmat Team: Protecting the “The Biggest Little City in the World”Fire Department HistoryToday’s Modern Fire DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresSacramento, California Metro Hazmat TeamFire District HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingResearch ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresSaint Paul Minnesota Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsPillsbury/General Mills Plant August 11, 2003, 21:58The LeakThe BuildingPlant EvacuationDownwind EvacuationContainment/Mitigation ActivitiesSalt Lake City Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresHazmat IncidentsSalt Lake Valley Hazardous Materials AllianceSan Diego Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamDecon FoamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsStandard Oil Company FireAcetylene Factory ExplosionSaskatoon, Saskatchewan, CanadaDangerous Goods Response North of the BorderFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentDangerous Goods Team HistoryDangerous Goods TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingDangerous Goods ExposuresSeattle Hazardous Materials TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentPioneers Pre-Hospital EMSHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsSedgwick County Kansas Fire District 1 Hazmat Task ForceFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingResearch ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresSomerset/Pulaski County, Kentucky’s All-Volunteer Special Response/Ky Haz-Mat 12Hazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingResearch ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsYonkers, New York Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern DepartmentHazardous Materials Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingHazardous Materials ExposuresYuma, Arizona Hazmat TeamFire Department HistoryToday’s Modern Fire DepartmentHazmat Team HistoryHazmat TeamPPE, Equipment and TrainingReference ResourcesHazardous Materials ExposuresIncidentsRehab UnitBibliographyIndex
 
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