Hazardous Materials Team


The Hazardous Materials Team is responsible for controlling and mitigating hazardous materials incidents.  Team members are tasked with identifying hazardous materials, assessing the associated hazards and risks, containing and/or confining releases as well as carrying out any necessary decontamination.

MABAS Division 4 Leadership

Team Leader
Jim Weidman
Grayslake Fire Protection District

Assistant Team Leader
Mark Menzel
Wheeling Fire Department

Training Coordinator
Jim Theobald
Wheeling Fire Department

MABAS Division 5 Leadership

Team Leader
Pat Keefe
Woodstock Fire/Rescue District

Assistant Team Leader
Ken Larsen
Huntley Fire Protection District

Monitoring Equipment Manager
Matt Newton
Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department