Chagrin/Southeast Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team
In addition to the apparatus owned by the Hazmat Team, several public safety agencies have made their specialized equipment available to the region when needed.
This 3,000 gallon water tanker owned by the Russell Township Fire Dept as carries over 120 gallons of AFFF foam concentrate and eductors. This makes it an ideal response vehicle for flammable liquid incidents on freeways where there is limited access to hydrants.
The Confined Space Rescue / AFFF Foam Bank Trailer carries all of our confined space rescue equipment, including tripods, harnesses, rope rescue equipment, beam clamps, SKED stretchers, LSP Half Backs, variable speed ventilation blowers, lockout/tagout supplies, carabiners, pulleys, brake bar racks, helmets, a hard wire communication system, supplied air breathing apparatus and victim retrieval system.
The foam bank consists of over 200 gallons of AR-
The Regional Command Post / Interoperable Communications Vehicle responds to all
Hazmat/WMD incidents with the team. This allows us to interface communications with
all of our fire service, law enforcement, EMS, EMA, service department, state and
federal partners to insure a coordinated response. A Communications Unit Leader (COMM-
It also has office space for the Incident Command Post as well as Command Staff to meet with facility personnel. It provides a climate controlled, quiet, dry environment from which to oversee incident operations.
The Mass Decontamination Trailer carries a large inflatable Zumro tent. The tent
It has both a propane and a kerosene water heater, electric lighting and gray water bladders for collection of waste water.
The trailer also carries supplies for undressing, drying and re-
The Hazmat Training Trailer contains Level A and Level B training suits, boots and
gloves, damaged fifty-
It has various pipe leak training props, a one hundred fifty pound chlorine training cylinder, a chlorine rail car training dome and an end of a one ton chlorine cylinder.
It has external valves from a gasoline cargo trailer and various valves from other trailers.
It also carries an assortment of training supplies and chemical protective equipment, which allows us to train without using our actual response equipment.
This eight wheeled All Terrain Vehicle is owned by the Oakwood Village Fire Dept and is available for response to off road incidents, especially train derailments. It responds on a trailer.
The ERV is owned by the Valley Enforcement Group (VEG) and is a sophisticated communications
/ command post vehicle with multiple radios interfaces for interoperability, as well
as wireless internet capabilities.This can be especially valuable in a multi-
This Heavy Rescue is provided by the Chagrin Falls Fire Dept. It is equipped with a mobile cascade system for refilling SCBA cylinders, as well as providing scene support, lighting, heavy rescue tools and rehab supplies. This is especially useful during extended incidents.
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