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The Chagrin/Southeast Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team of Cuyahoga County, Ohio provides highly trained personnel and specialized equipment to support local police and fire departments in mitigating the consequences of incidents involving hazardous materials, including chemical, biological or radiological agents.

Our team serves thirty cities in Cuyahoga and Geauga Counties of Ohio, as well as serving as a Regional Response Team to the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (OEMA). We also respond to terrorism Incidents throughout the State of Ohio as part of the Region 2 Type 1 CBRNE Response Team.

Industrial Accidents - Confined Space Rescue - Terrorist Attacks - Transportation Accidents - CBRNE

The Chagrin/SE Hazmat Team uses specialized apparatus including Hazmat equipment trucks, specialty trailers, heavy rescues, mobile air cascade systems, as well as communication and command post vehicles to respond to these complex emergencies…

Each Hazmat/WMD Technician completes hundreds of hours of initial training to join the team, and that’s just the beginning. We train monthly to maintain competency and complete two major exercises each year to demonstrate our readiness to handle the most challenging incidents...

Each year, our team responds to about twenty incidents involving industrial spills, transportation accidents, confined space rescues and assistance to law enforcement.

To see examples of these incidents, click on the hyperlink below...

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Emergency Response to Incidents Involving Hazardous Materials

Communities Served by the Chagrin/SE Hazmat Team

Bainbridge Township



Bedford Heights

Chagrin Falls

Cleveland Heights


Gates Mills

Garfield Heights


Highland Heights

Hunting Valley


Maple Heights

Mayfield Village

Mayfield Heights

Moreland Hills

North Randall

Oakwood Village

Orange Village

Pepper Pike

Richmond Heights

Russell Township

Shaker Heights


South Euclid

South Russell

University Heights

Walton Hills

Warrensville Heights

Woodmere Village