To protect the citizens and first responders of Omaha and the surrounding metropolitan area from chemical, biological and WMD incidents by providing Hazardous Material and WMD Technician level service.
Benefits of the Hazardous Material Response Team:
Hazardous Materials Response Units
The Omaha Fire Department currently maintains two Haz-Mat units:
The Omaha Fire Department currently maintains a mass casualty decontamination system:
In addition to performing duties of truck and engine companies, the Haz-Mat Teams and Task Force members also respond to hazardous materials incidents, high angle rescue, confined space rescue, and trench rescue. The Team's functions as a rapid intervention team at working fires and other incidents.