Emergency Response & Special Operations

Special Operations Division

The Special Operations Division is a part of the Emergency Response/Homeland Security Bureau. All personnel under Special Operations are certified firefighters and and receive specialized training in HazMat, Swift Water, Wildland Urban Interface or Urban Search and Rescue. These sections provide specialized responses to hazardous materials spills, all water emergencies; including standing or swift, major disaster responses; manmade or natural, and weapons of mass destruction responses providing decontamination and initial medical treatment.

Please submit your Tier 2 reports to dfrhazmat810@dallascityhall-tx.gov.

Special Operations consists of:

Robert Valles
Deputy Chief
Special Operations
Threat Advisory
The United States government's national threat level is Elevated, or Yellow. For all domestic and international flights, the U.S. threat level is High, or Orange.
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