Welcome to the County of Berks
Special Operations Group
 
 
The County of Berks Special Operations Group – Team Hazmat is a State Certified NIMS Type I Hazardous Materials Response Team.  The East Central Task Force ECTF supports the team as a recognized asset.  The team is comprised of approximately thirty (30) members who are made up of full time department employees and part-time staff.
 
SOG HazMat Technician mitigating a simulated hydrogen peroxide leak. 
 
 Technicians performing technical decontamination on a member during an exercise.
 
 
 
Berks County Department of Emergency Services
Special Operations Group
895 Morgantown Rd.
Reading, PA 19607
Phone: (610) 378-5509
Fax: (610) 378-5568