Hazardous Materials Team

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Firefighters and Hazardous Materials technician place boom and pads to absorb an oil spill from a storm sewer to protect a creek

Our HazMat team responds to incidents where chemical, biological, or
radiological threats exists. The team is supported by specialized equipment to handle most incidents. Team members are trained and certified to respond to hazardous material incidents. The Palatine HazMat Team is proud to be recipients of specialized state and federal equipment given to selected proven teams. 
Palatine Hazardous Materials technician in Level A protective gear practices decontamination procedures with Operations-trained firefighters in Level B gear at a training exercise in Palatine.

Household Hazardous Wastes

To dispose of household hazardous waste such as
  • Paints
  • Batteries
  • Electronic equipment
  • Chemicals
visit the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County website for locations for disposal. 


Village Hall Regular Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
200 East Wood Street, Palatine, Illinois 60067 P. (847) 358-7500
Emergency:911 Non-Emergency: (847) 359-9000 Hours: 24 Hours
Police Headquarters 595 North Hicks Road, Palatine, Illinois 60067
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