SCIMO members, include industrial companies, associated municipal fire departments and government agencies working cooperatively in greater Los Angeles Area.SCIMO maintains a corps of highly trained personnel and a well-maintained pool of more than 70 pieces of specialized equipment, including high-volume foam pumpers, foam trucks, foam tenders, over 60,000 gallons of foam concentrate and specialized industrial rescue and hazardous materials vehicles. Additional SCIMO services include supplementing Incident Command Teams with personnel and Industrial Hygiene Support for community monitoring during industrial emergencies. Operations are jointly controlled under the Unified Command System with local response agencies and SCIMO.
Response personnel from the various member companies and government agencies are trained at nationally recognized flammable liquid and industrial training centers such as Texas A&M University. Frequent drills help keep SCIMO response skills sharp.
Southern California has one of the largest concentrations of refineries, petrochemical plants, heavy industry and port operations on the West Coast, SCIMO members recognize their responsibility to protect neighbors in the surrounding communities. SCIMO is here to provide world-class, rapid response assistance whenever emergencies occur.