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Chesterfield Haz Mat crews host training days

By BECKY ROBINETTE WRIGHT, Senior Correspondent | November 17, 2020 | VIRGINIA

Story No. 111720118


CHESTERFIELD,VA-Chesterfield Fire & EMS Hazardous Material Response Team recently participated in a complex training scenario,fire officials said. The scenarios required teamwork, knowledge, ability and skills to complete.

Team members assigned to stations 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 15 and 21 participated in the three days of training.

Crews were faced with a rescue situation while operating in their Level A suits. Crews were tasked with removing a patient from a very hazardous environment, decontamination, treatment and transport of the patient.

To complete the training, crews successfully contained the chemical leak.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.