Hazardous Materials Training for local Fire Depts
Members of the Terrebonne Parish Rapid Assessment Team (
PRAT) performed Hazardous Materials Training for the
Little Caillou, and
Montegut Volunteer Fire Departments. The Terrebonne Parish Hazardous Materials Response Vehicle was dispatched to Montegut and members of the three fire departments received training on the equipment that this vehicle responds with and the capabilities of the PRAT. Training consisted of: Radiological equipment, Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) – Level A, Level B, and Level C chemical suits, Color Metric Tubes and chemical detectors such as the “First Defender” and the “True Defender”, Plugging and patching kits, Mobile Weather Station, Combustible Gas Indicators (CGI) and Decontamination. First responder organizations that would like training on the capabilities of Terrebonne PRAT and their hazardous materials response abilities please notify TOHSEP.