Hazardous Materials Response
The Elsmere Fire District has firefighters trained to respond to Level B hazardous materials incidents.
The threat of hazardous materials incidents increases each day as more materials are used by industry and shipped on our highways. The Elsmere Fire District has firefighters trained at the Hazardous Materials Command level, the Hazardous Materials Technician level to respond to Level B incidents and to provide technical decontamination, the First Responder Operational level and the First Responder Awareness level. Hazardous Materials Technicians are trained to provide mass decontamination for casualties.