The Hazardous Materials Bureau provides emergency services response to hazardous materials and toxic substance release incidents countywide.
The Hazardous Materials Response Team is comprised of a Hazmat Battalion Chief, a Hazmat Specialty unit, four Hazmat Suppression units, and a Hazmat Medical unit.
These units are equipped with specialized protective clothing, chemical detection equipment, sampling devices, containment tools, materials identification computer systems, state-of-the-art communications and meteorological equipment, and specialized medication and antidotes.
Additionally, the Hazardous Materials Bureau provides administrative and operational support through hazardous materials response training, community planning and resource management.
Please email any questions or comments about hazardous materials to: [email protected].