The Montgomery County Hazardous Materials Response Team is a Pennsylvania state-certified response team and is composed of two stations located in different regions of the county. Apparatus for Station 81-A are located at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Campus in Plymouth Township. Apparatus for Station 81-B are located in Abington Township.
MCHMRT responds to
any incident involving chemical or other hazardous spills or leaks.
Response is done at the request of the incident commander through the
9-1-1 center. The primary response is handled by the MCHMRT on-call
duty officers, and is supplemented by a full team response and by MCHMRT
Chief 81 when necessary.
Citizens may apply to be a part of the Hazardous Materials Response Team.