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- Emergency Response Section Vehicles -

- Vehicle 200 -
Hackney and Sons Emergency Support Vehicle

Picture of Emergency Vehicle

  • Mobile Command Center
  • Rear Command Module
  • Level A, B, and C Personal Protective Equipment


- R1 - First Response -

  First out response vehicle. R1 is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Primary rapid response unit to assist the 12 EQC District On-Scene Coordinators and local authorities.

Picture of first response vehicle        picture of first reponse vehicle

  • On-board computer with GPS mapping system
  • Advanced air monitoring equipment (TVA-1000)
  • Reference library
  • Meteorological station w/ radio telemetry


Picture of Second Response Vehicle- R2 - Second Response -

Second out and escort vehicle for Vehicle #200. R2 is manned by the remaining Central Office ERS staff. R2 is used to transport manpower and supplies in conjunction with R1 responses.

  • On-board computer with GPS mapping system

  • Reference library

- Emergency Response Section Equipment Trailers -

- Oil Spill Trailer -

This trailer carries the equipment and supplied needed for oil spills on open water. In addition to this trailer, the Section uses various water craft to deploy hard boom and other special devices.

Picture of Emergency Trailer

  • 200 ft. Hard Containment boom, rope, anchors

  • Recovery drums

  • Underflow / overflow dam piping

  • Pumps and generators

  • Sorbent pads and boom

  • Filter dam equipment (wire, posts, hay, post drivers, etc.)


Picture of Decon Trailer- Decontamination Trailer -

The Decontamination Trailer carries all of the equipment necessary to setup and operate a personnel decontamination line.

- Emergency Response Section Detection and Monitoring -

Picture of Portable GC/MS- Inficon Hapsite Portable GC/MS with Headspace -

Identification of over 160,000 volatile organic compounds (VOC's) as well as most chemical warfare agent vapors.

  • Offers real-time air monitoring capability

  • Has the ability to identify VOC's in the ppt range

  • Results in approximately 20 minutes

Picture of Spectrometer- SensIR Technologies HazMatID -

The HazMatID is a Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) spectrometer that can be used for both quantitative and qualitative materials analysis. It is used to analyze:

  • Solids

  • Powders

  • Pastes

  • Gels

  • Liquids

Pictuere of APD2000- Environmental Technologies Group APD2000 -

The APD2000 employs Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) detection techniques to sample ambient air for the presence of Chemical Warfare Agents and irritants..


Picture of HAZMATCAD Plus


The HAZMATCAD Plus is a handheld instruments that detect chemical warfare agents and selected toxic industrial chemicals (TIC's).

  • Nerve agents

  • Blister agents

  • Blood agents

  • Choking agents

  • TIC's


Picture of IMS2000-E

- IMS2000-E -

The IMS2000-E is a sophisticated, handheld chemical warfare agent detector. The instrument can simultaneously detect and monitor G and H chemical warfare agents.

Picture of RKI Eagle- RKI Eagle -

The Eagle is a portable multi-gas detector. This instrument can simultaneously monitor:

  • Methane
  • Oxygen deficiency
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Hydrogen Sulfide
  • Ammonia
  • Chlorine
Picture of TVA-1---B- Foxboro TVA-1000B -

The TVA-1000B is an over-the-shoulder portable toxic vapor analyzer that offers simultaneous analysis via photoionization and flame ionization.

Picture of Drager CMS- Drager Chip Measurement System (CMS) -

The Drager CMS provides highly accurate and reliable gas and vapor specific measurements. The CMS Analyzer provides results in as little as 20 seconds.


Picture of Hazmat Kit- Drager Domestic Preparedness / HazMat Simultest Kit -

The Domestic Preparedness / HazMat Simultest Kit provides a means to quickly and accurately detect the presence of toxic chemical agents.

Picture of survey meter- Ludlum Model 2241-2 Digital Survey Meter -

Radiation survey instrument capable of detecting alpha, beta, and gamma radiation.

Picture of chemical agent detection kit- M256A1 Chemical Agent Detection Kit -

"Wet Chemistry" detection of chemical warfare agents with results in 20 minutes.

  • Nerve
  • Blister
  • Blood
  • Lewisite

Picture of M-8 paper- M8 Chemical Agent Detector Paper -

M8 paper changes color in the presence of G-series nerve agents, H-series blister agents, and V-series nerve agents in liquids.



For more information please contact the Bureau of Land & Waste Management at (803) 898-2000 or visit our offices (note new location).