Hazardous Materials Response Team (HMRT)
The North Aurora Fire Protection District (NAFD) provides a variety of services to the citizens of North Aurora and surrounding communities. It is the departmentís goal to provide rapid response and highly trained personnel to the scene of all incidents.
Hazardous Materials Mitigation is a specialized service we provide to ensure the citizens of North Aurora and surrounding communities are protected from any hazardous materials leaks or spills.
Technical Rescue is a specialized service for saving life or property that employs the use of tools and skills that exceed those normally reserved for firefighting, medical emergency, and rescue
HazMat Emergency Vehicle #543
The North Aurora Fire Protection District purchased a 2001 GMC straight truck for the purpose of transporting hazardous materials equipment and personnel. Truck 543 is equipped with a wide variety of hazardous materials equipment as well as with emergency medical equipment to treat up to 50 mass casualty victims.
Technical Rescue Trailer #540
The North Aurora Fire Protection District utilizes a 25í cargo trailer to carry an assortment of technical rescue equipment. The equipment carried is used to initialize the mitigation of incidents involving rope rescue, confined space rescue, trench/excavation rescue, and building collapse rescue.
The North Aurora Fire Protection District Hazardous Materials Response Team (HMRT) responds to any incident in North Aurora or surrounding communities which requires additional assistance. Additional resources can be requested through the Illinois Mutual Aide Box Alarm System (MABAS). North Aurora, in conjunction with Aurora, Batavia, Elburn, Geneva, Montgomery, St. Charles, and Sugar Grove Fire Departments comprise the MABAS 13 HMRT.