Category Archive: Hazmat News

May 03

CAMEO Stories

Over on the www.CAMEOtraining.org site, we have started publishing short stories about the ways that people utilize the software in their home districts.  They are on the CAMEO News page. I would love to see the same thing over here.  Send in your stories or you can do the post yourself.  

Apr 03

CBRNE Team Collection Procedures and Equipment Replacement

All RRS CBRNE Team Leaders, John Murray, Director of Laboratory Preparedness with the Oklahoma State Health Department will be contacting all RRS CBRNE Team Leaders in the next few weeks to schedule a training session at your agency in Collection Procedures and he will also be checking your collection equipment for possible need for replacement. …

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Mar 08

National Domestic Preparedness Consortium

The Department of Homeland Security Fiscal Year 2013 budget proposes a shift in state and local program funding to competitive “training partnership grants in place of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium.” Loss of National Domestic Preparedness Consortium funding would disband the infrastructure that has provided training to over 1.8 million responders at no cost to …

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Jan 25

Hazardous Substance Found in Science Building at UCO

We’ve all heard the horror stories about Picric Acid.  Well, the Edmond Fire Department and the Police bomb squad got to work with some first hand lately.  Full story and some pictures here.

Jan 25

Tulsa Family Treated for CO Poisoning

Tulsa Fire Department found levels of Carbon Monoxide up to 245ppm in a home Tuesday.  Get the full story from KTUL.com.

Jan 22

Oklahoma All-Hazards Incident Management Team

Oklahoma All-Hazards Incident Management Team Mission Statement: “To provide qualified All-Hazards Incident Management Teams for the State of Oklahoma and its political subdivisions capable of supporting and assisting in the management of natural and manmade emergencies and disasters and acts of terrorism.”  All-Hazards Incident Management Team  

Jan 22

World Record Fire Truck Parade

Congratulations Atoka, OK!!! Story taken from KXII News ATOKA, OK-History was made in one Texoma city Friday where they tried to break a world record for the longest fire truck parade. Victoria Maranan got back from Atoka to tell us if they did it. Atoka’s annual fire truck parade did break the record with hundreds …

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Jan 17

Tulsa Fire Department mayday 12/31/2011 N. Elwood Ave.

Training is so evident in this audio from a fire in north Tulsa on New Year’s Eve this year. The firefighters remain calm and professional even through this tragic moment while one of their brothers calls mayday. Good Job guys!

Jan 16

Chad Peery Fund

Maintaining our stance that this site is for all response personnel, we will be vigilant in our endeavors to help all Oklahoma responders. Hazmat Oklahoma is proud to give a spot to a friend in the law enforcement side of the house. The Chad Peery Fund has been set up to aid injured responders across …

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Jan 15

Muskogee Takes Possession of 2 new Quints

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80,000 pounds and a major door adjustment later, Muskogee can proudly show off their new e-one fire apparatus.  They are going to be replacing engine #3 with a new 78 foot quint that carries 500 gallons of water and 40 gallons of foam, and the old 75 foot aerial downtown will be replaced with a …

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