Hazardous Materials & CBRNE Specialty Station

Hazardous Materials “HazMat” is a specialty unit which is equipped with tools, equipment and supplies to handle hazardous materials incidents. All of the personnel assigned to fire station 3 are members of the department’s hazardous material team. LVFR operates the only public safety hazardous materials response team in southern Nevada and has a response area of the entire southern part of Nevada.

CBRNE is a specialty unit that responds to Chemical – Biological – Radiological – Nuclear – Explosive incidents and assists at all working fires and bomb squad responses. The unit consists of a crew of four.


Fire Station 3 Statistics for 2016

  • Apparatus
    • HazMat 3 (30)
    • Engine 3 (2764)
    • CBRNE 3 (2400)
    • Rescue 3 (3069)

(# of calls for service in 2016)