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ERT

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About ERT

The Greenville County Emergency Response Team (ERT) is made up of volunteers from various fire, EMS, and law enforcement agencies in the county. The team is responsible for responding to the accidental or intentional release or spill of dangerous chemical, biological, fuels, pesticides, or even radiological/nuclear agents into the environment.

Search & Rescue

The Greenville County Emergency Response Team (ERT) is made up of volunteers from various fire, EMS, and law enforcement agencies in the county. The team is responsible for responding to a variety of incidents, including, but not limited to, water rescues, technical rescues, missing persons, and hazardous materials releases.

The most frequent uses of ERT involve searching for missing persons and hazardous material releases. It is estimated that in an average year, one out of every three trains and one out of every ten trucks is carrying some type of hazardous material. Greenville County has more than 1,400 miles of state-maintained highways, numerous railroad lines, and many industrial manufacturing plants that use hazardous materials.

ERT Registration & Funds Expense Request

The Greenville County Emergency Response Team (ERT) is made up of volunteers from various fire, EMS, and law enforcement agencies in the county. The team is responsible for responding to a variety of incidents, including, but not limited to, water rescues, technical rescues, missing persons, and hazardous materials releases. The most frequent utilization of the ERT involves fuel spills, propane gas leaks, and missing persons. It is estimated that in an average year, one out of every three trains and one out of every ten trucks is carrying some type of hazardous material. Greenville County has more than 1,400 miles of state-maintained highways, numerous railroad lines, and many industrial manufacturing plants that use hazardous materials.

If you would like to join ERT, please fill out the application below, have your supervisor sign it, and send it to Rick Mullinax and Kevin Taylor.

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