Regional Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Emergency Response Team 4
HazMat Team 4 protects life and the environment by responding to chemical emergencies and minimizing the dangers associated with them. We serve 1 of 13 regions statewide to provide response to HazMat incidents under the direction of the Oregon State Fire Marshal. Team 4 responds to incidents located in Klamath and Lake Counties.
In the event of a large or complex HazMat incident, Fire District 1 activates HazMat Team 4 technicians. This team is comprised of members from all ranks of Klamath County Fire District 1, and each person is trained on a variety of scenarios, detection equipment, suits, monitors and other tools that could be needed during a hazmat emergency.
Members drill twice a month to maintain skills
The team responds to all of
Klamath and Lake Counties
Members must receive 160 hours of training
The team competes at the annual conference