Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
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Team 800 responded at 0108 hrs to a cold storage and food distribution warehouse to assist first due companies comprised of equipment from 5 departments for an ammonia alarm going off. First in person...
Friday, October 14th, 2016
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Assisting "Crash 121" for airport response.
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Assisting Station 105 in Rostraver Township
Friday, October 7th, 2016
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Team 800 Assisting Penn Township fire companies.
Thursday, November 4th, 2021
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Team 800 members spend hundreds of hours of advanced training every year and have fun doing it!
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Bill was a long time member of Team 800 and was in integral part of our radiological response and served as a radiological officer. Bill was also State Fire Academy Local Level Instructor AHA/ASHI CP...
Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
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Check out the PAHAZMAT VODC conference here: https://pahazmat.com/pahmt-2020-vodc/home-2020conf.html
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Team 800 dedicated Marine 800 to service September 3, 2019. The Board of Commissioners and retired USCG Security Specialist with the Maritime Security Unit of Pittsburgh christened the landing craft ...
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Thursday, October 6th, 2016

McCutcheon Enterprises provides awareness training on confined space entry and equipment familiarization.

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Thursday, November 4th, 2021
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Team 800 members spend hundreds of hours of advanced training every year and have fun doing it!
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Bill was a long time member of Team 800 and was in integral part of our radiological response and served as a radiological officer. Bill was also State Fire Academy Local Level InstructorAHA/ASHI CPR and First Aid Instructor, Hazmat Technician/Instructor, Bill's knowledge and skills will be mis...
Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
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Check out the PAHAZMAT VODC conference here: https://pahazmat.com/pahmt-2020-vodc/home-2020conf.html
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Team 800 dedicated Marine 800 to service September 3, 2019. The Board of Commissioners and retired USCG Security Specialist with the Maritime Security Unit of Pittsburgh christened the landing craft for use to mitigate hazardous materials on the various waterways in and adjacent to Westmoreland Cou...
Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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McCutcheon Enterprises provides awareness training on confined space entry and equipment familiarization.
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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​Westmoreland County Commissioners dedicate the new HAZARD 800 and hand the keys over to Chief Teacher
Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Checking out the new SCBA system integration on Hazard 800
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Team​ 800 Chief Teacher conducted HAZCOM training under the HMEP Grant covering Safety Data Sheets SDS and the Global Harmonization System GHS that standardizes chemical response information to better aid responders at incidents involving those products.
Friday, January 1st, 2016
Team 800 Officers 2016 Shaun Teacher - Chief / Christopher Tantlinger - Deputy Chief / Richard Johnson - Assistant Chief / William Hobaugh - Assistant Chief / Chris Kondrich - Assistant Chief / Frank Lemon - Assistant Chief / William Krulac - Safety Officer / ...
Please review the new guidlines: http://yourfirstdue.com/manager/data/1198811401/File/patient-decon-natl-plng-guide.pdf Goals of patient decontamination: Achieve an improvement in patients’ acute health outcomes by reducing short-term morbidity andmortality.
Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Ebola The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) has been monitoring the Ebola outbreak since it began earlier this year and will continue to do so – particularly in light of the first case being confirmed in the U.S.
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Five members of Team 800 spent Thursday afternoon providing fire prevention awareness as it is related to hazardous materials at the Pressley Ridge Day School. Students were able to participate in learning what it is to Don and Doff firefighting and hazmat gear.
Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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We have no words but only a heart that carries the pain of that day and we honor all the men, women and children that died that day in the air, on the ground, and in the crushing rubble and fire.
Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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An animal decontamination class was coordinated by the Westmoreland/Fayette County Animal Rescue Team (CART) . A presentation from Fayette and Westmoreland HAZMAT Team Technicians provided information on the the hazardous materials incidents as they relate to caring for animals in preparation for a...
Saturday, March 8th, 2014
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Team 800 participated in Operation Blue Box at the Waltz Mill Service Center SARA facility March 8, 2014. While the site is a Tier II reporting site SARA Title III facility this exercise was formulated around a radioactive evolution.
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The regular monthly meeting conducted Thursday night December 26, 2013 resulted in the following elections and appointments. The list of officers was presented by Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety Interim Director Brian Jones to the County Commissioners and approved.
Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
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Team 800 members started out the new year with training on radiological, 4-gas, and PID meters and other instruments. Ten members participated in a hands on, utilization and understanding of using the various instruments including calibration set up of the tools.
Friday, December 20th, 2013
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A great turnout for the annual banquet provided for a wonderful event and roast to our eighteen year Chief, William R. Wright. "802" announced that he will be stepping down this year and with high emotion gave praise to all the members who had helped him through the years.
Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Each year an individual who is not an officer of the team that contributes in a consistent and outstanding way through attendance in response and non-response activities is chosen to show appreciation for going above and beyond the status quo.
Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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Team 800 participated in a 4 hour two part program on EOD awareness presented from an Allegheny County Police Explosive Ordinance Disposal officer on Thursday December 5, 2013 in Westmoreland County. A Sergeant/Bomb Technician provided a large display of ordinance and switches that may be found in ...
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