Proud to Serve the Citizens of Franklin County, VA


The Franklin County Department of Public Safety’s Haz-Mat Team provides the citizens of Franklin County with the ability to…

Control a hazardous substance spill or leak

Access and manage container damage

Detect and monitor hazardous atmospheres

Use advanced chemical protective clothing

Decontaminate personnel during exposures

Perform Advanced Haz-Mat Life Support medical services

The Haz-Mat Team operates in compliance with governmental regulations and professional standards. The team consists of career staff that performs these special operations in addition to their firefighting and EMS duties. If you witness a possible hazardous substance leak or accident, call 9-1-1.