Hazardous Materials team

Politics & Government
11:00 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Genessee County shuts down HAZMAT team

Members of an area Emergency Medical Technician team in Baton Rouge, Louisiana undergo training required for certification as rescue (grey suits) and decontamination (green suits) unit responders to hazardous material and toxic contamination situations.
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MLive's Ron Fonger is reporting that Genesee County has shut down its hazardous materials response team. 

This comes as state officials are investigating potential problems with the unit.

It will be the first time the county has been without a HAZMAT team in over 10 years.  Now other counties will be asked to provide assistance when there's a hazardous materials emergency.

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