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Emergency Support Unit

The primary function of the Emergency Support Unit (ESU) is to respond to Hazardous Materials Incidents to aid in identifying, containing and/or stopping Hazardous Material Spills.  ESU-1 carries a wide variety of equipment to accomplish these tasks.  Some of the equipment includes portable gas detection monitors, radiation monitors, hazardous material suits, and special kits specifically designed for certain spills and leaks.  ESU-1 is also equipped with a weather station and computer system that can aid in determining where hazardous material vapor clouds may travel for evacuation purposes.

 

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